Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-43492

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Purple transfer-printed design. Image of a small girl grabbing small cake from a women (perhaps, her mother) on bended knee. Upside down alternatiing trianglle design on interior upper lip of mug and on handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"JANUARY/ How the rolling seasons vary/ Through the Year from January,/ When the Infant smile awakes/ on New Years gifts and sugared cakes." (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.292

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.292