Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43519

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Green transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" inscription flanked by pastoral scenes - a woman using a spinning wheel at left, and two men with farm animals at right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS / Fly Pleasure and it will follow / you the dilligent spin - / ner has a large shift. / Now I have a Sheep and / a Cow every body bids / me good Morning" (Green transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.320

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/8 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.320