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Children's Mug

1970.1310.148 (RS193718)

Description

Black and white transfer-printed children's mug. Scene with children (two girls, two boys) frolicking around a maypole. Inside upper lip has upside-down triangle design, pattern is as follows- outline of triangle with cross projecting downwards, following this- another upside down triangle without cross, but decorated with dots inside triangle shape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c. 1810-1820
Inscriptions
"MAY./ The sooty garb now laid aside/ With garlands gay & ribband pride/ The Urchins of the Chimney prance./ Through laughing streets in merry dance." (Transfer-printed)
Material
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
pearlware
transfer printing
Dimensions
2.5 (H), 2.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.148
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43356

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