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Children's Mug

1970.1310.534 (RS196154)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer-printed design that represents the inscription, "The History of the House that Jack Built."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815
Inscriptions
"THE HISTORY OF THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT/ This is the Cow with the/ crumpled Horn that tossed/ the Dog that worried the/ Cat that killed the Rat / that eat the Malt/ that lay in the House/ that Jack built." (Transfer-printed)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.534
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43726

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