Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43334

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Brown transfer print with two classically draped women standing on either side of a shield. The woman on the left holds a sword in one hand and a balanced scale in the other. The central shield has a scrolled border and features several images: an hourglass, a hand, a skull and crossbones, a houseboat (ark), a dove with olive branch, a lamb, and a lion. With hand painted blue lines around rim and base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"UNION __ " [illegible] (Brown transfer print.)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.125

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

2 7/8 (H), 3 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.125