Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43343

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with handle (missing) with leaf terminals. Brown transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" inscription flanked by a scene with a boat and arched bridge at left, and a scene with a boy in front of a door at right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS / Sloth like rust consumes / faster than labour wears / while the used key is always / bright // God helps them that help / themselves Lost time / is never found again" (Brown transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.134

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/8 (H), 2 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.134