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Children's Mug

1970.1310.30 (RS193735)

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Green transfer-printed scene on mug. Image is of a woman on bended knee in long, Grecian style dress carrying bundles of wheat on her back. Small child next to her holidn gone bundle on his shoulder. Alternating, upside-down triangle pattern on interior upper lip of mug and handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1815
Inscriptions
"AUGUST/ The Scythe & Sickle Stream abroad/ With busy fork to form the load/ of Golden plenty which commands/ Luxuriant Labours smiling bands." (Transfer-printing)
Material
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
pearlware
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.30
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43247

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