Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-44300

Description

Rose-colored transfer-printed design and inscription on earthenware children's mug. To the left of inscription, there is a pastoral scene with a large turret in the foreground and small tower, perhaps a church in the background. To the right of the inscription, there is a family sitting on the front steps of their home, crowded around a book. Green and yellow overpainting accents the two scenes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"THE REMEMBRANCE OF HOME/ -ATTACHMENT-/ Brothers and sisters, hand in hand/ Our lips together move:/ Then [illegible word] upon this little band/ And join our hearts in love." (Rose-colored transfer-printed text)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1136

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1136