Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-43761

Description

Children's pearlware mug. Red transfer-printed design with yellow and blue over-painting. Alphabet themed, showcasing the letters "K" and "L". "K" is represented through an act of kindness of a young person to an elderly gentleman. "L" is represented through a Jesus Christ being surrounded by children teaching a sermon.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
overpainting (technique)
KnickknackMug, DecorativeMug, Decorative

Inscription

"K / L" (Red transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.571

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.571