Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-43357

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Green transfer-printed design. Left of inscription is a woman with rake, speaking to two seat gentlemen. Trees in background. To the right of the inscription is a man with a farming implement speaking with a girl holding a lunch basket. House in background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"THE SEASONS/ JUNE./ The mower now at morning blithe/ Thick falls the swath/ before his scythe." (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.149

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.149