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Children's Mug

1970.1310.1070 (RS212396)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Tan glaze with brown transfer printed scenes. On one side, a hand cupped beside a fly on a table, with the caption "Fly not yet." On the other side, an elderly woman (?) whose bonnet and wig have been blown off in a strong wind, with the caption "Blow gentle gales." The woman holds onto an iron fence, while two faces watch from a window.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Fly not yet." (Brown transfer print.)
"Blow gentle gales." (printed)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 3/8 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.1070
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44238

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