Child's cup

Child's cup
Title
Child's cup
Date 
1820-1850
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. ( 6 x 8.9 x 6.7 cm )
Description 
Cylindrical pearlware child's cup with black transfer-printed image of a man leaning on an axe next to a hewn tree, watching man building a house in the background, with green and blue enamel highlights; inscription on opposite side of cup.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
INV.13422
Marks 
printed: in black on outside of cup: "DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS/LITTLE STROKES FELL GREAT OAKS./BY DILIGENCE & PATIENCE/THE MOUSE/E[AT] IN TWO THE CABLE." Nadelman collection sticker: "733 / Amer"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group