Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Animals

Date: 1820-1840

Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 1.75 in (4.445 cm)
  • Height: 1.63 in (4.1402 cm)

Maker: Don Pottery

Description:

A toy mug printed in black and painted underglaze in a pattern depicting a peacock roosted on a fence or wall. Machine turned base.  Geometric pattern on the inner border.  Painted handle.  A second similarly shaped mug, only slightly larger, with a different pattern is included below.  These toy pieces are attributed to the Don Potter and are documented in John Griffith's book titled The Don Pottery, 1801-1893, page 126. 

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