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Children's Mug

1970.1310.676 (RS194868)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Black transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" inscription, with outdoor scene of man on a horse tipping his hat, and man standing next to a cow. Overpainted with green, red, blue, and yellow.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS / NOW I HAVE A SHEEP / AND A COW EVERBODY BIDS ME / GOOD - MORROW // DILIGENCE IS THE MOTHER / OF GOOD LUCK." (Black transfer print)
Material
earthenware
overpainting (technique)
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
overpainting (technique)
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 5/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.676
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43860

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