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Children's Mug

1970.1310.573 (RS212564)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer printed images. Two scenes, divided by an image of a bird with outstreched wings perched on a large rock, with the inscription "Parisian Characters." The scene on one side is a street vendor selling "Fine Constantine Dates." The man appears to be in Arab-style clothing, with his wares in front of him on a folding stand. The scene on the other side is a woman selling "Fresh Herrings" from a tray at her waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"PARISIAN CHARACTERS" (Black transfer print.)
"FINE CONSTANTINE DATES" (printed)
"FRESH HERRINGS"
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.573
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43763

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