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Children's Mug

1970.1310.284 (RS190818)

Description

Earthenware children's mug (pearlware). Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Black transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" inscription flanked by pastoral scenes - a woman using a spinning wheel at left, and two men with farm animals at right.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS / Fly Pleasure and it will follow / you the dilligent spin - / ner has a large shift. / Now I have a Sheep and / a Cow every body bids / me good Morning"
(Black transfer print)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/8 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.284
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43484

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