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Children's Mug

1970.1310.1136 (RS193273)

Description

Rose-colored transfer-printed design and inscription on earthenware children's mug. To the left of inscription, there is a pastoral scene with a large turret in the foreground and small tower, perhaps a church in the background. To the right of the inscription, there is a family sitting on the front steps of their home, crowded around a book. Green and yellow overpainting accents the two scenes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1810
Inscriptions
"THE REMEMBRANCE OF HOME/ -ATTACHMENT-/ Brothers and sisters, hand in hand/ Our lips together move:/ Then [illegible word] upon this little band/ And join our hearts in love." (Rose-colored transfer-printed text)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2.5 (H), 2.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.1136
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44300

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