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Children's Mug

1970.1310.601 (RS212394)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer image of a woman sitting on a divan, with a small girl standing in front of her. Both figures hold game rackets, and the girl holds something resembling a shuttlecock. The mug is encircled by pink lustre lines around the rim, inside of rim, and 3/8" from base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
[difficult to read] "___ Oct 23, 18___ / This mug belonged / to Oliver & Betsy R____ / your great grandparents / married 1778. / It has been in my possession fifty years. / From / Aunt S.A.R." (Hand written on paper affixed to bottom of mug.)
Material
earthenware
lusterware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
lusterware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.601
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43789

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