Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815

GUSN

GUSN-43424

Description

Earthenware alphabet children's mug, highlighting the letters P and Q. The letter "P" is represented with aviary motifs, a parrot in the center. The letter "Q" is represented with an image of the queen, a quill and a quart jug. The main images are black, made through transfer-printing. There is later overpainting of pink, green, blue, and yellow. A pink hand-painted line outlines the interior of the mug and accents the handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
overpainting (technique)
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"P" (Transfer-printed)
"Q" (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.218

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

1970.1310.218