Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43789

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer image of a woman sitting on a divan, with a small girl standing in front of her. Both figures hold game rackets, and the girl holds something resembling a shuttlecock. The mug is encircled by pink lustre lines around the rim, inside of rim, and 3/8" from base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
lusterware
Mug
Mug

Inscription

[difficult to read] "___ Oct 23, 18___ / This mug belonged / to Oliver & Betsy R____ / your great grandparents / married 1778. / It has been in my possession fifty years. / From / Aunt S.A.R." (Hand written on paper affixed to bottom of mug.)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.601

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.601