Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43881

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle. Black transfer print with "Franklin's Maxims" inscription and an image of four men in a row boat, the foremost man standing and waving a green flag. Over painted with green, blue, red and yellow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS / LOST TIME / IS NEVER FOUND AGAIN. // WHAT WE CALL TIME ENOUGH / ALWAYS / PROVES LITTLE ENOUGH." (Black transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.698

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

1970.1310.698