Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43226

Description

Earthenware children's mug (pearlware). Shaped base and loop handle. Blue transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" inscription flanked by a scene with men working at left and a scene with two boys with axes at right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS / Handle your tools without / mittens remember the cat / in gloves catches no mice./ Constant dropping wears / away stones & little / strokes fell great oakes." (Blue transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.8

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2 1/2 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.8