Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1810

GUSN

GUSN-44108

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Elongated octagonal shape with inscription in center; wisteria-like vine wraps around the octagon on one side. Another elongated octagonal shape with different inscription on opposite side, with a wreath of leaves around the octagon. Hand-painted brown line around upper lip and the bottom rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"A Present for / my Nephew" (Transfer-printing)
"A Present / for Charles" (printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.936

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.936