Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-43771

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Blue transfer print with inscription flanked by two scenes. At left, a farm landscape with house and team of oxen. At right, a woman and girl giving alms to a beggar.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE. / PIETY. / While God regards the wise & fair / The noble & the brave, / He listens to the beggar's prayer, / And the poor Negro slave." (Blue transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.581

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2 1/2 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.581