Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43551

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Round-rimmed base and loop handle. Black transfer print with "Franklin's Maxim's" inscription and two scenes. On one side, a man rides a white horse towards a bridge, with three men on foot behind him. On the other side is a covered wagon atop a bridge.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"FRANKLIN'S MAXIM'S / Want of care / does us more damage / than want of knowledge // For want of a nail the shoe was lost / and for want of a shoe / the Horse was lost" (Black transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.353

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.353