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Children's Mug

1970.1310.318 (RS195616)

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Blue transfer-printed central landscape scene with a side image of a young child on his grandmother's lap reaching out to a dog on its hindlegs. Hand-painted blue line encircles interior lip of the mug as well as accents the handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1815
Inscriptions
"Who turn'd aside her aged head/ And even tears of gladnefs fhed/ Because I gave the Beggar bread/ MY GRANDMOTHER" (Transfer printing)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.318
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43517

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