Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43555

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer printed scene with a man carrying a boy on his back, away from another man leaning out a window with a sword in his hand. All three figures appear to be wearing pirate hats and playing a game. Over painted with red, green, brown, yellow, and pink. Hand painted red/orange line around rim and down handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"THE NARROW ESCAPE OF BONEY THROUGH A / WINDOW" (Black transfer print.)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.357

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.357