Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-43517

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Blue transfer-printed central landscape scene with a side image of a young child on his grandmother's lap reaching out to a dog on its hindlegs. Hand-painted blue line encircles interior lip of the mug as well as accents the handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"Who turn'd aside her aged head/ And even tears of gladnefs fhed/ Because I gave the Beggar bread/ MY GRANDMOTHER" (Transfer printing)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.318

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.318