Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-43235

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Brown transfer-printed design of eagle with a patriotic shield on its body, clutching a laurel and a bundle of wheat, one at each foot. Banners with inscriptions punctuate the scene.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"A PRESENT FOR MY DEAR GIRL" (printed)
"E PLURIBUS UNUM"
"MAY SUCCESS ATTEND OUR/ AGRICULTURE TRADE AND/ MANUFACTURE"

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.18

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.18