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Children's Mug

1970.1310.840 (RS197525)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer-printed image with yellow, green and red over-painting. Image of a young man shoveling grain, whose clothes are accented with overpainting. A complementary image is of a house and another young man shoveling dirt; the roof and door of the house is accented in yellow.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815
Inscriptions
"THE HISTORY OF THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT/ This is the House/ that Jack built/ This is the Malt that lay in the/ House that Jack built." (Transfer-printed)
Material
earthenware
overpainting (technique)
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
mugs
overpainting (technique)
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.840
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44016

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