Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815

GUSN

GUSN-43837

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Biblical scene depicting "SAMUEL." Black transfer-printed image of a man praying next to a cascading staircase. Scene is accented by yellow, red, blue, and green overpainting.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"SAMUEL" [barely legible] (Transfer-printing)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.652

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.652