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Mug

Mug
Title
Mug
Date 
1810-1825
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 4 x 3 in. ( 7.6 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Glazed earthenware (creamware) mug, canary yellow with silver luster bands on front and inscription in rococo cartouche.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Jean Morron and Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Burch in memory of John R. Morron and Belle G. Morron
Object Number 
1951.98
Marks 
printed: in cartouche on exterior: "I do not know/what man to trust/since man to man is so unjust,/I've trusted many/to my sorrow,/so pay to day/I'll trust tomorrow." printed: on label: "3"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group