ANTIQUE CHILDS ALPHABET ABC MUG
M ~ N ~ O
Staffordshire England c. 1890
This 2 3/4 " high x 2 7/8 " wide childrens mug excluding the applied handle with acanthus leaf terminals is transfer printed in luscious chocolate brown. The mug has a turned base and a pearlware glaze.
The letters M ~ N ~ O are transfer printed near the top of the mug with a whimsical scene of two men in Jesters dress with food and a bottle of wine. A young boy wishes to partake but is pushed away. A wonderful alphabet mug from a series that features a to z.
Condition is excellent. Normal stilt marks. No chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs. Clean and bright.
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.