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Children's Mug

1970.1310.724 (RS196159)

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Red transfer printed mug with image of a man in tattered clothing and another image, separated by the handle, is a milk maid with a cow and a bucket.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815
Inscriptions
"THE HISTORY OF THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT" (Transfer-printed)
"This is the Man all tattered/ and torn that kiss the Maids/ all forlorn that milked the Cow/ with the crumpled Horn that tossed the Dog that worried/ the Cat that killed the Rat that/ eat the Malt that la in the / House that Jack built" (Transfer-printed)
Material
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
Children's Clothing
earthenware
Earthenware
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
mugs
pearlware
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.724
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43907

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