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Children's Mug

1970.1310.351 (RS190839)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Round-rimmed base, slightly flared rim, and loop handle. Brown transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" inscription flanked by a boating scene at left and an indoor scene with four children at right.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS / Employ time well if thou / meanest to gain leisure. One today / is worth two tomorrows. / Since thou art not sure of / a minute throw / not away an [hour] (Brown transfer print)
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
1970.1310.351
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43549

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