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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.19