Children's mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-43821

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Black transfer-printed design with green, pink and yellow over-painting. Mug has alphabet theme. "Y" is represented by youth, with a Gothic-style rectangular tower in the background. "Z" is represented by a zebra on a field with headstones. Pink hand-painted lines encircle the interior upper rim of the mug as well as accent the handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
overpainting (technique)
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Mug, Decorative

Inscription

"Y y / Z z" (Black transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.635

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.635