Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43658

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer printed inscription surrounded by oval border of leaves, arrows, and stars. Hand painted blue lines around rim and base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"AGAINST LYING. / But liars we can never trust, / Tho they should speak what's true, / For he who does one fault at first, / And lies to hide it, makes it two." (Black transfer print.)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.464

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.464