Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815

GUSN

GUSN-44247

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Transfer-printed blue circular wreath surrounds inscription. Blue hand-painted lines encircle the exterior upper and lower lip/rim of mug.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
pearlware
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Mug, Decorative

Inscription

"EVENING SONG./ I lay my body down to sleep,/ Let angels guard my head,/ And through the hours of darkness keep/ Their watch around my bed." (Transfer-printed in blue)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1080

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1080