Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825

GUSN

GUSN-44284

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Black transfer-printed design with two separate scenes. One entitled "RENARD IN DANGER" is of a dog chasing a fox, and a boy running with his hat in his hand. A farmhouse is in the background. The other scene is "THE ZEBRA" and depicts a single, large zebra. A hand-painted black line runs down the center of the handle as well as encircles the interior upper rim of the mug.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"THE ZEBRA" (Black transfer-printed text)
"RENARD IN DANGER" (Black transfer-printed text)
"DAVENPORT" (Printed in black.)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1118

Maker

Davenport (Maker)

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1118