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Children's Mug

1970.1310.986 (RS188016)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Blue transfer printed inscription surrounded by rectangular border with flowers, scrolls, and a book (Holy Bible) at top. Red lines around rim and base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Inscriptions
"Be as careful of what you say / as of / what you do." (Blue transfer print)
"HOLY BIBLE" [on book]
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 5/8 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.986
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44156

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