Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-43396

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Green transfer-printed design on mug. Large "A", approximately 1 1/2 inches tall to the left, town center with buildings in the Federal and Greek Revival Styles extend beyond the "A" around the circumference of the mug. Pink hand-painted lines accent the handle and encircle the interior of the upper lip of the mug.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"A IS THE ARCH, which you see when you start, that people pass under before they depart." (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.189

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

1970.1310.189