Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43245

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer printed images. On one side, the scene "Playing at Horses," with one child holding reins attached to two other children. A formal paneled gate and masonry wall are behind them at left, and a Greek-pedimented building is the distance at right. On the other side, a boy stands in front of a tall flowering plant, "The Foxglove."

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"PLAYING AT HORSES" (Black transfer print.)
"THE FOXGLOVE" (printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.28

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

2 3/8 (H), 2.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.28