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Children's Mug

1970.1310.706 (RS190813)

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Left of inscription are willow tree branches arching over a mansion in the background; pond and tiny island in foreground. To the right of the inscription, there are children (a boy and a girl) playing with a dog and talking their mother who is holding an infant.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Inscriptions
"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE. / - CHEERFULNESS.- / A cheerful voice, & smiling eyes, / By every one are loved; / While sulky looks, & sullen tones, / By all are disapproved." (Transfer-printed)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.706
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43889

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