Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43856

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Black transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" inscription flanked by boys carrying containers on the left and men conversing indoors on the right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS / Not to oversee / workmen is to leave / them your purse open. / the eye of the master / is worth both his hands" (Black transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.672

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/4 (H), 2 5/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.672