Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-44156

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Blue transfer printed inscription surrounded by rectangular border with flowers, scrolls, and a book (Holy Bible) at top. Red lines around rim and base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"Be as careful of what you say / as of / what you do." (Blue transfer print)
"HOLY BIBLE" [on book]

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.986

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.986