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Children's Mug

1970.1310.581 (RS186531)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Blue transfer print with inscription flanked by two scenes. At left, a farm landscape with house and team of oxen. At right, a woman and girl giving alms to a beggar.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Inscriptions
"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE. / PIETY. / While God regards the wise & fair / The noble & the brave, / He listens to the beggar's prayer, / And the poor Negro slave." (Blue transfer print)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.581
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43771

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