Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1825

GUSN

GUSN-43485

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Pale blue transfer-printed scenes with an inscription in the center. To the left of inscription, there is a scene of young men possibly working at a well and to the right of the inscription two young men are cutting down a tree.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"Dr FRANKLINS MAXIMS/ Handle your tools without/ mittens remember the cat/ in gloves catches no mice/--/ Constant dripping wears/ away stones & little/ strokes fell great Oaks." (Pale blue transfer-printed text)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.285

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

3 (H), 3 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.285