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Teacup

1990.256.1 (RS212822)

Description

Porcelain teacup with loop handle, part of a teacup and saucer set. Features the children's nursery rhyme "Little Tom Tucker" with an illustration on one side of a standing boy and two seated girls, and on the other side, one verse of the nursery rhyme.

Details

Maker
Royal Doulton (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"Little Tom Tucker" (Brown transfer print.)
"Little Tom Tucker, sang for his supper / What did he sing for, White bread & butte[r] / How could he cut it, Without e'er a knife? / How could he marry, Without e'er a wife? (printed)
"Royal Doulton / England" (Green print with logo, bottom.)
"COPYRIGHT NURSERY RHYMES" (Brown print, bottom.)
Material
lusterware
porcelain
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
Cup
lusterware
porcelain
Teacup
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 3 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.256.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan Norton
GUSN
269207

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