Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1805

GUSN

GUSN-43430

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black elongated octagon with inscription in center. Lusterware accents the upper lip of the mug as well as the center of the handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
lusterware
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"PRAY take a bit of my plum-cake/ It is so very nice,/ I'll spare you sister more that that/ I have so large a slice." (Transfer printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.224

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.224