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Children's Mug

1970.1310.285 (RS193245)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Pale blue transfer-printed scenes with an inscription in the center. To the left of inscription, there is a scene of young men possibly working at a well and to the right of the inscription two young men are cutting down a tree.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1825
Inscriptions
"Dr FRANKLINS MAXIMS/ Handle your tools without/ mittens remember the cat/ in gloves catches no mice/--/ Constant dripping wears/ away stones & little/ strokes fell great Oaks." (Pale blue transfer-printed text)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
3 (H), 3 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.285
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43485

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