B IS FOR BALL
Staffordshire England c. 1840
This 2 7/8 " high x 2 7/8 " wide, excluding the applied handle, childrens mug is transfer printed in dark black with a pearlware glaze.
One side has an upper and lower case letter ~ A ~ with an Apple cider barrel, an Archer, an Apple picker in an Apple tree and an Apple. The other side of the mug has an upper and lower case ~ B ~ with a Bible, Books, Bat, Bag, Bell, Bowl,Bottle, Basket, and Ball.
A stands for Apple which here may you see. B is for Ball as round as can be.
The mug is in very good condition with only a small chip off the rim. Otherwise fine condition.
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.