Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-223383

Description

Earthenware children's mug. A traveling musician is playing a pipe and small figures in the foreground are dancing. Brown transfer-printed design with overpainting in yellow, orange and green. Orange painted line on the upper rim of the mug.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
overpainting (technique)
Mug

Inscription

"To tabour and pipe my figurines dance. Through England Ireland Scotland/ France." (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.939

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.939