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Children's Mug

1970.1310.652 (RS197520)

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Biblical scene depicting "SAMUEL." Black transfer-printed image of a man praying next to a cascading staircase. Scene is accented by yellow, red, blue, and green overpainting.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815
Inscriptions
"SAMUEL" [barely legible] (Transfer-printing)
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
1970.1310.652
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43837

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