Skip to content

Search Collections

Children's Mug

1970.1310.45 (RS191591)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Brown transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" with inscriptions, two scenes, and patterned triangles. On one side, the scene is of two men on a sea shore kneeling over a bundle; on the other side, a laborer carries a bundle up a hill, followed by a gentlemen in hat and jacket.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"FRANKLIN'S / MAXIM'S" (Brown transfer print)
"Many a little / makes a mickle / Beware of / little expences"
"A small / leak will sink a / great Ship"
"Industry needs / not wish and he that lives upon hope / will die fasting"
"There are no gains / without pains / [th]en help hands for / I have no land"
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 3/4 (H), 2 7/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.45
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43260

Comments