Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-43247

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Green transfer-printed scene on mug. Image is of a woman on bended knee in long, Grecian style dress carrying bundles of wheat on her back. Small child next to her holidn gone bundle on his shoulder. Alternating, upside-down triangle pattern on interior upper lip of mug and handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"AUGUST/ The Scythe & Sickle Stream abroad/ With busy fork to form the load/ of Golden plenty which commands/ Luxuriant Labours smiling bands." (Transfer-printing)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.30

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

1970.1310.30