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Children's Mug

1970.1310.571 (RS195558)

Description

Children's pearlware mug. Red transfer-printed design with yellow and blue over-painting. Alphabet themed, showcasing the letters "K" and "L". "K" is represented through an act of kindness of a young person to an elderly gentleman. "L" is represented through a Jesus Christ being surrounded by children teaching a sermon.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1815
Inscriptions
"K / L" (Red transfer print)
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 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.571
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43761

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