Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-43244

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Brown transfer-printed design on mug. Image to the right of inscription is a mother reading on bench next to a child with a jubilant face and out-stretched arms.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"JUNE./ The Gates unbarr'd the jovial cry/ Proclaims Young Learnings Liberty/ Which does the early mind prepare/ To urge againth improving care." (Transfer-printing)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.27

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.27