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Children's Mug

1970.1310.293 (RS186536)

Description

Children's mug with red and white transfer-printed design. Left of inscription, there is landscape, mansion and boat on a pond/lake. Right of inscription, there is a beggar and his dog asking for charity from a dignified mother and daughter.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
Inscriptions
"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE / CHARITY / Oh! thank you, dear ladies, for / trying to cheer, / A heart that can only reply by a tear, / God reward you & yours for the / comforts you give, / And the prayers of an old man / be yours while you live." (Red transfer-printed)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2.5 x 2.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.293
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43493

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