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Children's Mug

1970.1310.668 (RS188019)

Description

Red and white transfer-printed design on mug. Left of inscription, there is landscape, mansion and boat on a pond/lake. Right of inscription, there is a beggar and his dog asking for charity from a mother and daughter.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Inscriptions
"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE / CHARITY / Oh! thank you, dear ladies, for / trying to cheer. / A heart that can only reply by a tear / Good reward you & yours for the / comforts you give. / And the prayers of an old man / be yours while you live." (Red transfer print)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 3/8 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.668
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43852

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