Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43763

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer printed images. Two scenes, divided by an image of a bird with outstreched wings perched on a large rock, with the inscription "Parisian Characters." The scene on one side is a street vendor selling "Fine Constantine Dates." The man appears to be in Arab-style clothing, with his wares in front of him on a folding stand. The scene on the other side is a woman selling "Fresh Herrings" from a tray at her waist.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"PARISIAN CHARACTERS" (Black transfer print.)
"FINE CONSTANTINE DATES" (printed)
"FRESH HERRINGS"

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.573

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/4 (H), 2 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.573