Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-43441

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Alphabet themed images and text, representing the letters "M" and "N." "M" is represented by a merchant and "N" is represented by a nobleman with a regal appearance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
MugMug

Inscription

"M M was a Merchant/ successful/ in trade/N N was Nobleman/ richly/ arrayed." (Transfer printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.235

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

1970.1310.235