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Children's Mug

1970.1310.8 (RS190812)

Description

Earthenware children's mug (pearlware). Shaped base and loop handle. Blue transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" inscription flanked by a scene with men working at left and a scene with two boys with axes at right.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS / Handle your tools without / mittens remember the cat / in gloves catches no mice./ Constant dropping wears / away stones & little / strokes fell great oakes." (Blue transfer print)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.8
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43226

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