Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1825

GUSN

GUSN-43723

Description

Earthenware children's mug with black transfer-printed design of two men threshing wheat. Alphabet border printed around inside of rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"T IS FOR THRASHERS THAT RISE IN THE MOON. B WAS A BARN TO PUT IN THE CO[word cut off]" (Encircles the exterior upper lip of mug)
"ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXY" (Transfer-printed interior of upper lip of mug)
"Thos Godwin/Burslem/Stone China"

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.531

Maker

Godwin, Thomas (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

2.75 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.531

Places

Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)