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Children's Mug

1970.1310.1028 (RS212825)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Blue transfer printed design. On one side, a verse from the ballad "The Diverting History of John Gilpin." On the other side, two men standing in front of a horse. Over painted with red, blue, yellow, and orange. Shaped base with loop handle and leaf terminals.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"JOHN GILPIN / I come because your horse would come: / And if I well forbode, / My hat and wig will soon be here, / They are upon the road." (Blue transfer print.)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.1028
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44197

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