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Children's Mug

1970.1310.584 (RS188107)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Shaped base and loop handle with leaf terminals. Red transfer print with inscription flanked by two scenes. On the left is a pastoral landscape scene with a house. On the right is a seated woman with a parasol, a standing girl, and a sitting dog.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Inscriptions
"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE. / GOOD HUMOUR. / Good humour is the greatest charm / that children can possess / It makes them happy, and what's more. / It gives them power to bless" (Red transfer print)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.584
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43773

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