Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-43319

Description

Pearlware children's mug, missing handle. Alphabet theme, representing letters "K" and "L." Black transfer-printed design with red, yellow and green overpainting. "K" is represented by images of kittens and kites. "L" is represented by ladders and lanterns.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
overpainting (technique)
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"K is a Kitten that plays with a ball." (Transfer-printed)
"L is a Ladder for climbing a wall." (printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.108

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.108