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Children's Mug

1970.1310.1008 (RS191582)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Black transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" with inscriptions, two scenes, and patterned triangles. On one side, the scene is of several people standing on sidewalks in front of stores; on the other side, an indoor scene with a man reaching into a bin.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"FRANKLIN'S / MAXIM'S" (Black transfer print)
"Silks and Satins / Scarlet and Velvets put out the / kitchen fire"
"[A]lways taking out / of the Meal tub & never putting in soon / come[s] to the bottom"
"Buy what thou / hast no need of & ere long thou wilt sell / thy [necessaries]"
"At a great penney / worth [p]ause a while / Many are ruined by / buy[ing bar]gain[s]"
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 5/8 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.1008
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44177

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