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A second toy mug, 1.875 inches high and 1.75 inches in diameter.  Printed in the same pattern of a lion emerging from his den design as seen on a toy teapot also included in this collection.


Shown here are the two toy mugs side by side revealing the different designs painted on the handles and the inner border consisting of a design that is similar to the the tip of the peacock's tail feathers.


Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Animals

Date: c. 1820-1840


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

Maker: Don Pottery


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...