Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-43414

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Green transfer-printed design. Right of inscription is a young man handing a hand-picked bouquet of flowers to a young woman against the backdrop of a pastoral scene. Mother and daughter picking tulips in the garden.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"THE SEASONS/ MAY/ Cheer'd by the balmy/ breath of May./ The trees are deck'd with blossoms gay." (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.208

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.208