Children's mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43955

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Shaped base, molded rim, and flat-topped, ear-shaped handle. Black transfer printed illustration of Isaac Van Amburgh, famous 19th century American animal trainer. He is depicted with a number of animals, mostly large felines. Over painted with green and yellow. Decorative black border printed around inside of rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Mug, Decorative

Inscription

"M__ VAN AMBURGH" (Black transfer print.)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.774

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

2 7/8 (H), 3 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.774