Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-175275

Description

Hand-thrown gray, salt-glazed mug with narrow neck, wide belly, narrow base, and a c-shaped handle. Neck decorated with shallow turned rings and two cobalt stripes. Main motif on belly is applied, impressed cartouche with initials "GR" filled with cobalt. Jagged incised lines surround cartouche and are filled with cobalt. Remaineder of belly decorated with curvilinear incised lines filled with cobalt. Blue cobalt stripe just above base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
stoneware (pottery)
cobalt blue (pigment)
salt glaze
stripes
Mug

Inscription

"GR" (Cartouche filled in)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 5/8 (H), 4 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.622