Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-43310

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer-printed designs with two distinct images with alphabet theme. There is also over-painting accents of red, green and yellow. Letters "E" and "F" are highlighted. "E" is represented by an elephant. "F" is represented by a fox. Hand painted red line encircles exterior top rim and accents the center of the handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
overpainting (technique)
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"E is for Elephant, monstrous and high" (Transfer-printed)
"F begins Fox and we know he is sly" (printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.99

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

1970.1310.99