Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-43852

Description

Red and white transfer-printed design on mug. Left of inscription, there is landscape, mansion and boat on a pond/lake. Right of inscription, there is a beggar and his dog asking for charity from a mother and daughter.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE / CHARITY / Oh! thank you, dear ladies, for / trying to cheer. / A heart that can only reply by a tear / Good reward you & yours for the / comforts you give. / And the prayers of an old man / be yours while you live." (Red transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.668

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/8 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.668