Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-44858

Description

Children's mug with green and white transfer-printed design on earthenware. Large house nestled in the hills to the left of the inscription and mother and child embracing to the right. Mustard yellow, pale green and pinkish-red accents the scene. These colors are overpainted.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"THE REMEMBERANCE OF HOME/ -AFFECTION-/ How I would watch your gentle eyes/ 'Twould be my joy to do your will./ And you should never have to sigh/ Again, for my behaving ill." (Green transfer-printed text)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.247

Related Items

Title Children's Mug Accession Number 1970.1310.65

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.247