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Children's Mug

1970.1310.936 (RS197550)

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Elongated octagonal shape with inscription in center; wisteria-like vine wraps around the octagon on one side. Another elongated octagonal shape with different inscription on opposite side, with a wreath of leaves around the octagon. Hand-painted brown line around upper lip and the bottom rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810
Inscriptions
"A Present for / my Nephew" (Transfer-printing)
"A Present / for Charles" (printed)
Material
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
mugs
pearlware
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.936
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44108

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