Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1805-1815

GUSN

GUSN-43438

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Black transfer-printed design on mug. Upside-down triangle design inside upper lip of mug and handle, alternating between black outlined triangle with no fill, but cross emenating downward from triangle point and triangle filled with black dots. Ancient scene of woman carrying a sling of grapes while placing her child on the back of a goat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"OCTOBER/ See how the blushing clusters shine/ Just gather'd from the yielding vine,/ The Time may come when thy red lip, may from the cup the Nectar sip." (Transfer-printing)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.232

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2 3/8 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.232