Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-43524

Description

Dark green transfer-printed children's earthenware mug. A chain of upside-down triangles line the interior rim of the mugs as well as the handle. The inscription beginning with "January" is the majority of the mug, with a small scene of a child taking a small cake from a crouched female figure.

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 & sugared cakes." (Dark green transfer-printed text)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.325

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.325