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Children's Mug

1970.1310.1097 (RS193730)

Description

Maroon and white transfer-printed design on children's mug. Alternating upside-down triangle pattern on handle and inside upper lip. Right of inscription: Mother and daughter playing a game. Daughter is covering her eyes. Mother is seated demurely on bench, while dog is on hind legs begging for attention.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1805
Inscriptions
"MARCH/ The jovial days of feasting past/ Tis pious prudence come at last/And eager gluttony is taught/ To be content with what it ought." (Transfer-printed)
"3 3 3" (Each 3 is a point in a triangle.)
Material
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
pearlware
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.1097
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44263

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