Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43549

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Round-rimmed base, slightly flared rim, and loop handle. Brown transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" inscription flanked by a boating scene at left and an indoor scene with four children at right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS / Employ time well if thou / meanest to gain leisure. One today / is worth two tomorrows. / Since thou art not sure of / a minute throw / not away an [hour] (Brown transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.351

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/8 (H), 2 5/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.351