Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-44965

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Black transfer print with "Franklin's Maxims" inscription and two scenes. On one side, a man holds an axe and rests his foot on a tree stump, with the fallen tree behind him. On the other side, two men and a woman are on the front steps of a bank.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"FRANKLINS MAXIMS / For age and want / save while you may. // no morning sun / lasts a whole day." (Black transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.367

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2 5/8 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.367