Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

c. 1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-43239

Description

Children's earthenware mugs. Maroon/purple transfer-printed designs on mug. Image on mug is of a mother and daughter. Mother is fanning small fire. There is an alternating pattern of upside-down triangles inside upper lip and on handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"FEBRUARY/ It freezes hard, my child, come here/ And warm thy perish'd Hands, my dear./ While on the hearth fresh faggots raise/ Let bellows force the flame to blaze!" (Transfer-printing)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.22

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.22