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1970.1310.663 (RS193259)

Description

Black transfer-printed wreath with flower on upper center and lower center, over painted blossoms in mostly green. The blossoms are yellow and red respectively. Orange line outlining outer upper lip and outer lower foot and along center of handle. Large compass with two ships on opposite sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
"Be wise then Christian whiel you may/ For swiftly time is flying/ The thoughtless man who laughs today/ Tomorrow will be dying." (Transfer-printed)
Material
earthenware
overpainting (technique)
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
overpainting (technique)
pearlware
transfer printing
Dimensions
4 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.663
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43848

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