Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-44087

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black tranfer-printed image of a manor house in the background and a cat as well as a young girl with a doll in the foreground. Alphabet themed mug.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
Mug

Label

Loaned to Fitchburg Art Museum. September 2000 to September 2002. Exhibition: Ceramics: Art Industry and Craft.

Inscription

"A was an ass so stupid and dull. B was a bee with [word covered with sticker] honey bag full" (Transfer-printed)
"C was the cat that call all the mice D was a doll dressed up very nice" (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.913

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.913