Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840

GUSN

GUSN-44348

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Black transfer-printed design of a man on horseback being chased by a dog as the owner steps out the front door of his home. Overpainting of the scene in green, yellow and blue. Quatrefoils and floral motifs decorate the inner lip of mug and along the handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Mug
Children's Clothing
Earthenware
Mug

Inscription

"JOHN GILPIN" (stamped)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1185

Maker

Gilpin, John (Maker)

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1185