Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-43241

Description

Asian-esque landscape with English -style background (Gothic looking church and steeple). Elderly mother and daughter on path. Blue and white transfer-printed design. Blue lines inside upper lip of mug and bamboo-like stripes on handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"Who'll treat me with Maternal care,/ who'll lead me to the house of prayer. / And seat me with attention there? / MY DAUGHTER" (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.24

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2.5 x 2.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.24