Description

Cylindrical, creamware mug with a slightly tapered neck, double intertwined molded strap handle with flower-leaf-and-berry terminals, and a shallow foot ring. A double border of gadrooning and beading encircles the lower edge of the neck and the base. Six narrow, shallow, engine-turned bands run around the body of the mug at evenly spaced intervals. Deep cream body with a clear glaze having a yellow cast.

Date

1765-1775


Geography


Material/Technique

Earthenware, lead-glazed (creamware)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 5 3/4 in. x 6 1/2 in. x 4 1/2 in. (14.61 cm x 16.51 cm x 11.43 cm)


Credit Line

Mount Vernon Collection


Object Number

68-143/B


Colors (Beta)


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