Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-43443

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Green transfer-printing design on mug. Left of inscription, two men and cattle working the tilled fields. Right of inscription, two figures (man and woman) picking fruit or vegetables, placing them in a basket and apron respectively.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"THE SEASONS/ SEPTEMBER/ Rich Autumns Mellow/ gifts abound,/ And Ceres is by/ Bacchus crow'd." (Transfer-printing)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.238

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.238