Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825

GUSN

GUSN-43587

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer-printed design of a man riding a horse backwards while another man tries to hold onto the horse's tail, while being dragged along the ground. Overpainting in brown, red and green. A red line encircles the inner lip of the mug. On the outer lip of the mug, the alphabet from "A" to "V" is stamped into the ceramic body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Children's Clothing
Earthenware
Mug

Inscription

"BILLY BUTTONS" (Black transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.390

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.390