EARLY CHILDS ALPHABET ABC MUG
ROBINSON CRUSOE ~ CRUSOE CRUSOE MAKING A BOAT
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO ~ Staffordshire England c. 1880
This 2 7/8" high x 3 " diameter child's pearlware mug, excluding the applied handle, has a crisp image transfer printed in rich chocolate brown. The mug is further decorated in three color polychrome in shade of red, cobalt blue and golden yellow.
In addition to the entire ABC alphabet transfer with the classic Brownhills decorative clover transfer, this mug has a central image of Robinson Crusoe hard at work wielding his tools as he makes a boat on his island. The mug is in EXCELLENT condition. A tiny flake off the bottom.
Mugs like these were given as gifts to children on special occasions and were used as educational tools, as well. A lovely addition to your ABC collection.