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Children's Mug

1970.1310.364 (RS187869)

Description

Earthenware children's mug (pearlware). Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Blue transfer printed inscription framed by wide border of flowers, scrolls, and birds, with a bible at top center. Red painted lines around rim and base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Inscriptions
"Frugality is a Fortune. / and / Industry a good Estate." (Blue transfer print)
"HOLY BIBLE"
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 3/4 (H), 2 5/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.364
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43563

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