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Children's Mug

1970.1310.180 (RS195604)

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Black transfer-printed design, elaborate interconnected triangles create the background for the mug. They interrupted by two circles, showcasing the letters "E" and "F". E shows an emperor seated on a throne, with a line of columns in the background. F is represented by a tavern scene, complete with a fiddler.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
"E/ was an emperor/ that rul'd in fear/ F/ was a fiddler/ that fiddled for beer" (Transfer-printed)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.180
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43387

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