Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43744

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer printed design with classical elements, geometry, and symbolism, perhaps representing Freemasonry. Includes an archway at left with keystone, an all-seeing eye, two pedestals with globes and geometric diagrams, and a figure marked "Euclid." Hand painted black line around rim and down handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"EUCLID" (Black transfer print.)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.552

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/8 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.552