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Children's Mug

1970.1310.22 (RS193739)

Description

Children's earthenware mugs. Maroon/purple transfer-printed designs on mug. Image on mug is of a mother and daughter. Mother is fanning small fire. There is an alternating pattern of upside-down triangles inside upper lip and on handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c. 1810-1820
Inscriptions
"FEBRUARY/ It freezes hard, my child, come here/ And warm thy perish'd Hands, my dear./ While on the hearth fresh faggots raise/ Let bellows force the flame to blaze!" (Transfer-printing)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.22
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43239

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