Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1830

GUSN

GUSN-43285

Description

Earthenware children's mug. The central scene is described in the inscription as "The Ethiopians" and the figures are playing musical instruments in what appears to be stereotypical "African" attire. On-lookers are in a carriage in the background. There is a green line encircling the interior of the mug.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"THE ETHIOPIANS" (Dark purple transfer-printed )

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.72

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.72