Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-44018

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Brown transfer-print design. Arbor of flowers encircle inscription. In the lower center, a "Holy Bible" and a scroll of "Proverbs" lay on a cascading piece of fabric. Pink hand-painted lines encircle top and bottom 1/4" of mug.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Mug, Decorative

Inscription

"He that betrays his trust/ will never have/ confidence reposed in him." (Transfer-printing)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.842

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.842