Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-294168

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Maritime scene surrounded by different banners with insciptions inside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Mug, Decorative

Label

In exhibition "Yankee Remix" at Mass. Mus. of Contemporary Art, May 24, 2003-April 2004.

Inscription

"THE OCEAN/ FROM THEE THE WORLD EXPECTS BRITAIN: AN OCEAN PENNY [Next word illegible] POSTAGE/ TO MAKE HER CHILDREN ONE FRATERNITY" (Transfer-printed in blue)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.761

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.761