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Children's Mug

1970.1310.19 (RS188110)

Description

Transfer printed black designs on mug. Image of beehive and two ladies, one watering the flowers, the other strolling with a walking stick in the garden on right. On left, there is a river scene, faded canary yellow.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1860
Inscriptions
"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE / INDUSTRY / From bees a lesson we might learn, / Nor their example proudly spurn,/ They never waste a single hour/But fly about from flow'r to flow'r." (printed)
Material
creamware
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
Possibly creamware
transfer printing
Dimensions
2.25 (H), 2.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.19
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43236

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