Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1810

GUSN

GUSN-223360

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle. Black transfer printed inscription on one side, and an image of a child, a dog, a cat, and a cart full of toys on the other side. Decorative border around inside of rim and down handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"DECEMBER / This is the joyous Time when pleasure / Fills its rolling car with treasure / And the due Symbols of delight / Break upon th[e] enraptur[e]d sight."
(Black transfer print)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2 1/4 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.461