Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1810

GUSN

GUSN-44081

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Brown transfer-printed design of an older woman carrying a bundle of cut flowers, walking with a young girl. A half-circle laurel decorates the bottom half. Upper half of circle is the inscription, "A TRIFLE FOR JANE". Hand-painted double brown lines encircle the bottom and upper portion of mug.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Mug, Decorative

Inscription

"A TRIFLE FOR JANE" (printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.906

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.906