Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815

GUSN

GUSN-44277

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Green transfer-printed design of two distinct images; one to the right of inscription and the other to the left. To the right, there are three women working on the farm and to the left, there is a man and woman raking a field. Hand-painted accents of green, red and blue overlay the transfer-printed design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Children's Clothing
Earthenware
Mug

Inscription

"FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS/ Make hay whie/ the Sun shine/ an Hour today/ is worth two tomorrow" (Transfer-printed in green)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1111

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1111