Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-43407

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Shaped base and loop handle with leaf terminals. Black transfer printed inscription with scenes on either side. On the left is a landscape scene with a sailboat and a large house. On the right is a boy on a donkey and a man standing with hands on his hips.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE. / KINDNESS / Oh look! brother, look! at my dear / little Neddy, / How good humour'd he seems, so quiet / and steady! / Ill natur'd and sp_ful, how many you see / To donkeys, which always astonishes me." (Black transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.201

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.201