Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-44238

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Tan glaze with brown transfer printed scenes. On one side, a hand cupped beside a fly on a table, with the caption "Fly not yet." On the other side, an elderly woman (?) whose bonnet and wig have been blown off in a strong wind, with the caption "Blow gentle gales." The woman holds onto an iron fence, while two faces watch from a window.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"Fly not yet." (Brown transfer print.)
"Blow gentle gales." (printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1070

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/8 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1070