Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-43278

Description

Transfer-printed earthenware children's mug. Overpainting accents landscape scene to left of inscription and mother and child scene to the right. Yellow, dark pink and greens are utilitzed in the overpainting.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
overpainting (technique)
Mug

Inscription

"THE REMEMBRANCE OF HOME/ AFFECTION/ How I would watch your gentle eyes/ 'Twould be my joy o do your will/ And you should never have to sigh/ Again for my behaving ill."

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.65

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.75 (H), 2.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.65

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