Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-43908

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Copper luster is around the outside of the upper lip of mug. Impressed beading encircles the the line directly underneath the copper lusterware. Black transfer-printing of a couple under flower arbor dancing, with a man sitting on a barrel playing a fiddle to the far left. Copper and yellow hand-painting over black transfer-printed design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
pearlware
lusterware
transfer printing
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Mug, Decorative

Inscription

"FOR/ A GOOD/ GIRL." (Transfer-printed in black)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.725

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.725