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Children's Mug

1970.1310.487 (RS196126)

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Maroon transfer-printed design showcasing the the letter U (with an image of an urn) and V (an image of a vulcher). Alphabet themed. Copper colored hand-painted embellishments on handle and around interior rim of mug. Green-overpainting in letters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
"U / u / V / v" (Transfer print)
"U / N / C / L / E" (Transfer printed, each letter inside a circle)
Material
earthenware
overpainting (technique)
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
mugs
overpainting (technique)
pearlware
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.487
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43681

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