Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-43386

Description

Earthenware children's mug with black transfer-printed design and hand executed over-painting (in blues, greens, and reds). Alphabet themed. The letter "A" is represented by apples and the letter "B" is represented by ball and Bible.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
overpainting (technique)
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"A stands for Apple which here you may see" (Transfer-printed)
"B is for Ball, as round as can be."

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.179

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.179