Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1810-1815

GUSN

GUSN-44276

Description

Black and white transfer-printed children's mug. Left of inscription: Snowy scene, bare trees in background with cozy cottage. In the foreground, there is a farmer with lambs. Right of inscription: Father, son and dog collecting wood and brush for fire. Father holding axe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"THE SEASONS/ FEBRUARY/ Now vapours gross/ obscure the air./ The trees their hoary/ honours bear." (transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1110

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.25 (H), 2.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1110