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Children's Mug

1970.1310.325 (RS193734)

Description

Dark green transfer-printed children's earthenware mug. A chain of upside-down triangles line the interior rim of the mugs as well as the handle. The inscription beginning with "January" is the majority of the mug, with a small scene of a child taking a small cake from a crouched female figure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
"JANUARY/--/ How the rolling seasons vary/ Through the Year from January/ When the Infant smile awakes/ On New Years gifts & sugared cakes." (Dark green transfer-printed text)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.325
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43524

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