Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43707

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer printed image of "A Shave for a Penney" [sic]. A monkey sits amongst shaving implements, holding a razor; his reflection is visible in a mirror. A man stands just inside a doorway at left. Pink lustre bands at rim and around body 1/4" from base, with stripe down handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
lusterware
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"A SHAVE FOR A PENNEY" (Black transfer print.)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.514

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/8 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.514