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Children's Mug

1970.1310.232 (RS194836)

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Black transfer-printed design on mug. Upside-down triangle design inside upper lip of mug and handle, alternating between black outlined triangle with no fill, but cross emenating downward from triangle point and triangle filled with black dots. Ancient scene of woman carrying a sling of grapes while placing her child on the back of a goat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1815
Inscriptions
"OCTOBER/ See how the blushing clusters shine/ Just gather'd from the yielding vine,/ The Time may come when thy red lip, may from the cup the Nectar sip." (Transfer-printing)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 3/8 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.232
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43438

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