Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-43775

Description

Children's mug "A slothful boy". White mug with green transfer printed text and design. Exterior decoration of an open bible surrounded by flowers and birds. Interior rim has green and white swag decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"A slothful Boy/foretells an idle Man" (printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.586

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.586