Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-43563

Description

Earthenware children's mug (pearlware). Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Blue transfer printed inscription framed by wide border of flowers, scrolls, and birds, with a bible at top center. Red painted lines around rim and base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"Frugality is a Fortune. / and / Industry a good Estate." (Blue transfer print)
"HOLY BIBLE"

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.364

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/4 (H), 2 5/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.364