Child's cup

Object Number: 
INV.13421
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 6.4 x 9.5 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black on outside of cup: "DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS/NOW I HAVE A SHEEP/AND A COW EVERYBODY BIDS ME GOOD-MORROW/DILIGENCE IS THE MOTHER OF GOOD LUCK"
Description: 
Cylindrical pearlware child's cup with black transfer-printed image of a man with a cow and sheep being greeted by a man on a horse, with green, blue, yellow, and red highlights; inscription on opposite side of sheep.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group