Skip to content

Search Collections

Children's Mug

1970.1310.134 (RS190814)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with handle (missing) with leaf terminals. Brown transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" inscription flanked by a scene with a boat and arched bridge at left, and a scene with a boy in front of a door at right.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS / Sloth like rust consumes / faster than labour wears / while the used key is always / bright // God helps them that help / themselves Lost time / is never found again" (Brown transfer print)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/8 (H), 2 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.134
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43343

Comments