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Saucer

1990.256.2 (RS212822)

Description

Porcelain saucer, part of a teacup and saucer set. Features the children's nursery rhyme "Ride a Cock Horse to Banbury Cross" with an illustration of a boy riding a hobby horse in the foreground and a colorfully dressed figure on a white horse in the background. Includes one verse of the nursery rhyme.

Details

Maker
Royal Doulton (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"Ride a cock-horse, to Banbury Cross. / To see a fine lady, upon a white horse; / Rings on her fingers, Bells on her toes; / So she makes music wherever she goes." (Brown transfer print.)
"ROYAL DOULTON / ENGLAND" (Green print with logo, on bottom.)
"COPYRIGHT NURSERY RHYMES" (Brown print, on bottom.)
Material
lusterware
porcelain
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dish, Eating
lusterware
porcelain
Saucer
saucers (plates)
transfer printing
Dimensions
7/8 (H), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.256.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan Norton
GUSN
269208

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