Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43860

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Black transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" inscription, with outdoor scene of man on a horse tipping his hat, and man standing next to a cow. Overpainted with green, red, blue, and yellow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
overpainting (technique)
Mug

Inscription

"DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS / NOW I HAVE A SHEEP / AND A COW EVERBODY BIDS ME / GOOD - MORROW // DILIGENCE IS THE MOTHER / OF GOOD LUCK." (Black transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.676

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.676