Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-259956

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Canary yellow body with black transfer printed scenes. On one side, a woman wearing a dress and headdress, standing outdoors beside a table with baskets at her feet. On the other side, a man with knee-length pants and a black hat, holding a staff with a dog at his feet. Between the two scenes is a decorative urn with fruit. Over painted with black accents. A slim black geometric border encircles the rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"MEDAILLE EXPOSITION 1844 / Geoffroy DE BOULEN & c GIEN / PORCELAINE OPAQUE" (Green transfer print on bottom of mug.)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.751

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 5/8 (H), 2 5/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.751