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Children's Mug

1970.1310.149 (RS194880)

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Green transfer-printed design. Left of inscription is a woman with rake, speaking to two seat gentlemen. Trees in background. To the right of the inscription is a man with a farming implement speaking with a girl holding a lunch basket. House in background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
"THE SEASONS/ JUNE./ The mower now at morning blithe/ Thick falls the swath/ before his scythe." (Transfer-printed)
Material
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
pearlware
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.149
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43357

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