Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-43889

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Left of inscription are willow tree branches arching over a mansion in the background; pond and tiny island in foreground. To the right of the inscription, there are children (a boy and a girl) playing with a dog and talking their mother who is holding an infant.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE. / - CHEERFULNESS.- / A cheerful voice, & smiling eyes, / By every one are loved; / While sulky looks, & sullen tones, / By all are disapproved." (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.706

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.706