This charming vintage art pottery mug was hand painted by well known hobby artist Lovita Pederson of Des Moines, and decorated with purple blackberries on a pale green background, accented with a gold rim and handle.
The mug measures 3 1/2" in height and 3" in diameter at the rim. It is signed Lovita. Lovita was bown in 1931 and passed away in 2003, he Obituary gives us this information about her China Painting career:
"She organized the first statewide assembly of china painters and served as the first president of the Iowa-World Organization of China Painters. She was a 34 year member and past president of the Des Moines China Decorators Club. China painting lead her to conferences with national and international exposure. She was a regular participant at the Iowa State Fair where she demonstrated and won awards."
In excellent condition it has no chips, nicks or cracks at all.