Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-44192

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle. Green transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" inscription flanked by a scene with three standing men at left, and a scene with one seated man and one standing man at right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS / He that goes a borrowing / goes a sorrowing // better to go to bed / supperless than / rise in debt. (Green transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1023

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 5/8 (H), 2 7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1023