19th Century ABC Alphabet Mug ~ OWLS 1860

19th Century ABC Alphabet Mug ~ OWLS 1860

Code: 10726

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EARLY CHILDS ALPHABET ABC MUG 

FAMILY OF OWLS

Staffordshire England    c. 1860

This 2 3/4 " wide x 2 3/4 " tall  children's alphabet mug is beautifully transfer printed in rich blue green. 

The mug has the entire ABC alphabet transfer with leaf and flower divisions and wonderful geometric designs.  A family of owls, mother and three young owls sit perched upon a flowering branch over a pond.  Coming out of the pond's water lilies is a very ornate fish, seems to be almost smiling.

The mug displays beautifully and is quite rare to find this Owl mug.  No damage other than a few small chips off the base.