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Children's Mug

1970.1310.17 (RS194844)

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Black transfer-printed design on mug. Image is of a child holding rifle aimed at butterfly. Maternal figure supporting the rifle from underneath. Hand and interior lip has a pattern of alternating upside down triangles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Inscriptions
"SEPTEMBER/ Turn little Sportsman turn thine eyes, To wound the gaudy Butterfly,/ And thus prepare thy playful aim/ For future years, more tempting game." (Transfer-printing)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.17
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43234

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