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Children's Mug

1970.1310.353 (RS191580)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Round-rimmed base and loop handle. Black transfer print with "Franklin's Maxim's" inscription and two scenes. On one side, a man rides a white horse towards a bridge, with three men on foot behind him. On the other side is a covered wagon atop a bridge.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"FRANKLIN'S MAXIM'S / Want of care / does us more damage / than want of knowledge // For want of a nail the shoe was lost / and for want of a shoe / the Horse was lost" (Black 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
1970.1310.353
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43551

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