Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-44118

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with spurred, ear-shaped handle. Blue transfer printed scene titled "Fidelity" with a woman seated outside, wearing a plumed hat, reaching her hand to a dog in front of her. At left is an ornamental garden feature with a pot of flowers at the top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"FIDELITY" (Blue transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.947

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2 1/4 (H), 2 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.947