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Children's Mug

1970.1310.292 (RS193745)

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Purple transfer-printed design. Image of a small girl grabbing small cake from a women (perhaps, her mother) on bended knee. Upside down alternatiing trianglle design on interior upper lip of mug and on handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1815
Inscriptions
"JANUARY/ How the rolling seasons vary/ Through the Year from January,/ When the Infant smile awakes/ on New Years gifts and sugared cakes." (Transfer-printed)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.292
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43492

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