Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-43681

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Maroon transfer-printed design showcasing the the letter U (with an image of an urn) and V (an image of a vulcher). Alphabet themed. Copper colored hand-painted embellishments on handle and around interior rim of mug. Green-overpainting in letters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
overpainting (technique)
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Mug, Decorative

Inscription

"U / u / V / v" (Transfer print)
"U / N / C / L / E" (Transfer printed, each letter inside a circle)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.487

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/2 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.487