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Children's Mug

1970.1310.321 (RS186545)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle. Blue transfer printed inscription surrounded by oval border with flowers, a scroll and book below, and a dove at the top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Inscriptions
"Learning is preferable / to RICHES, / VIRTUE, / to both." (Blue transfer print)
"ARTS / SCIENCE" [on book]
"PROVERBS" [on scroll]
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 3/8 (H), 2 5/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.321
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43520

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