Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43713

Description

Earthenware mug. Black transfer printed design featuring an oval with a portrait of George Washington at center, flanked by two classically dressed figures. With hand painted brown band just below rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Mug, Decorative

Inscription

"Deafness to the Ear that will patintly hear / & Dumbness to the Tongue that will utter / a Calumny against the immortal Washington" (Black transfer print.)
"My Favorite Son" (printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.520

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 1/2 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.520