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Children's Mug

1970.1310.591 (RS212382)

Description

Creamware children's mug. Black transfer-printed designs, with patriotic text framed by laurel wreath and allegorical figure with anchor (above), sailing ship (left), and boy with sextant (right). Botanical design on reverse.

Details

Label
In exhibition "Yankee Remix" at Mass. Mus. of Contemporary Art, May 24, 2003-April 2004.
Maker
unknown
Date
1800
Inscriptions
"May the brave British Tar / the defence of the Nation / Off the Shoals of Adversity / ever steer clear. / May they have a bright Guinea / in every station. / To get Grog for a Friend / when life's in the rear." (Black transfer-printed text)
Material
creamware
earthenware
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
creamware
earthenware
Mug
mugs
Dimensions
3 x 2 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.591
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43779

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