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Children's Mug

1970.1310.1054 (RS214041)

Description

Porcelain children's mug. White body with pink lustre bands at base, rim, and inside below rim. Lustre stripe down handle. Black transfer-printed design, "King Henry" on one side, and a man sitting on tree trunk on other side; both figures have hands clasped. Includes a quote from Act 2, Scene 5 of William Shakespeare's King Henry VI.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"King Henry" (Black transfer print)
" [illegible] of King Henry 6th 'Oh Pity! Pity! Gentle Heaven Pity!' Act 2nd Scene 5th" (Black transfer print)
Material
porcelain
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
Mug
mugs
porcelain
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.1054
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44223

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