Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-43974

Description

Blue and white transfer-printed. Interior upper rim smudged upside down triangle design- also on handle. Mother and daughter appears to be preparing to attend church. Letters, image and decorative elements were haphazardly place and looked smudged/blurry, ill-defined.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Children's Clothing
Earthenware
Mug

Inscription

"APRIL./ When early flowers grow fresh and gay/ Let Innocence in best array/ Be led by fond maternal care/ To seek with Joy the House of Prayer." (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.794

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2.25 (H), 2.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.794