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Children's Mug

1970.1310.367 (RS191588)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Black transfer print with "Franklin's Maxims" inscription and two scenes. On one side, a man holds an axe and rests his foot on a tree stump, with the fallen tree behind him. On the other side, two men and a woman are on the front steps of a bank.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"FRANKLINS MAXIMS / For age and want / save while you may. // no morning sun / lasts a whole day." (Black transfer print)
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
1970.1310.367
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44965

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