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Children's Mug

1970.1310.949 (RS195609)

Description

Pearlware children's mug, with Dr. Franklin's Maxim theme. Black transfer-printed image of man plowing field and sowing seeds. Over-painting with greens, yellows and reds. Deep red line outining interior rim of mug and accenting center of mug.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1815
Inscriptions
"Dr. FRANKLINS MAXIMS/ Plough deep while Slug- / -gards sleep & you shall / have corn to sell & to keep / Work to day for you know/ not how much you may be/ hindered tomorrow" (printed)
Material
earthenware
overpainting (technique)
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
mugs
overpainting (technique)
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 3/4 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.949
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44120

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