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Children's Mug

1970.1310.208 (RS193747)

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Green transfer-printed design. Right of inscription is a young man handing a hand-picked bouquet of flowers to a young woman against the backdrop of a pastoral scene. Mother and daughter picking tulips in the garden.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1815
Inscriptions
"THE SEASONS/ MAY/ Cheer'd by the balmy/ breath of May./ The trees are deck'd with blossoms gay." (Transfer-printed)
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
1970.1310.208
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43414

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