Shaving mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-40025

Description

Enameled porcelain mug with twisted cord handle. Two square, scroll-edged medallions on either side of mug. One medallion depicts flowers, bird and butterfly. The other medallion, a scene with two male and two female figures. Opposite the handle, is a round medallion with flower and bird. Surrounding medallions and as inner border are scrolls, flowers and butterfly pattern on metallic gold ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
toilet sets (washing sets)
porcelain
enameling
hand-painted
Chinese export
Mug
Mug

Additional Identification Number

1938.1331A

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

4 (H), 3 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Mellus

Accession Number

1938.1331.1