Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1825

GUSN

GUSN-44265

Description

Children's pearlware mug. Black transfer-printed design of Moses striking the rock. Overpainted with pink luster.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"HISTORICAL/ ALPHABET/ SCRIPTURE" (Black transfer print, each word on a section of a banner)
"Wwas the Water wi[illegible]/ sprang forth when God/ Bid Moses to strike/ the hard rock/ with his rod." (Black transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1099

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1099