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Children's Mug

1970.1310.201 (RS187974)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Shaped base and loop handle with leaf terminals. Black transfer printed inscription with scenes on either side. On the left is a landscape scene with a sailboat and a large house. On the right is a boy on a donkey and a man standing with hands on his hips.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Inscriptions
"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE. / KINDNESS / Oh look! brother, look! at my dear / little Neddy, / How good humour'd he seems, so quiet / and steady! / Ill natur'd and sp_ful, how many you see / To donkeys, which always astonishes me." (Black transfer print)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.201
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43407

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