Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1830

GUSN

GUSN-43493

Description

Children's mug with red and white transfer-printed design. Left of inscription, there is landscape, mansion and boat on a pond/lake. Right of inscription, there is a beggar and his dog asking for charity from a dignified mother and daughter.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE / CHARITY / Oh! thank you, dear ladies, for / trying to cheer, / A heart that can only reply by a tear, / God reward you & yours for the / comforts you give, / And the prayers of an old man / be yours while you live." (Red transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.293

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.5 x 2.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.293