Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825

GUSN

GUSN-223462

Description

Earthenware mug. Brown transfer-printed images on each side of a "G" and a "H" about the height of the mug. A young woman and her grandmother folding a large sheet represent the letter "G". The letter "H" is represented by an older woman in poor health; her family are tearful holidng onto her bed. The letters "G" and "H" are overpainted in yellow. A hand-painted rose-colored line encircles the inner, upper lip of the mug as well as down the center of the handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
overpainting (technique)
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"G / H" (Brown transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.194

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/2 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.194