Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-43236

Description

Transfer printed black designs on mug. Image of beehive and two ladies, one watering the flowers, the other strolling with a walking stick in the garden on right. On left, there is a river scene, faded canary yellow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
creamware
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE / INDUSTRY / From bees a lesson we might learn, / Nor their example proudly spurn,/ They never waste a single hour/But fly about from flow'r to flow'r." (printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.19

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2.25 (H), 2.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.19