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Children's mug

1970.1310.635 (RS195605)

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Black transfer-printed design with green, pink and yellow over-painting. Mug has alphabet theme. "Y" is represented by youth, with a Gothic-style rectangular tower in the background. "Z" is represented by a zebra on a field with headstones. Pink hand-painted lines encircle the interior upper rim of the mug as well as accent the handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820
Inscriptions
"Y y / Z z" (Black transfer print)
Material
earthenware
overpainting (technique)
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
mugs
overpainting (technique)
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 3/4 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.635
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43821

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