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Children's Mug

1970.1310.1131 (RS214109)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Blue-green transfer-printed design, with verse and illustrations from "Death and Burial of Poor Cock Robin." On one side, a flying bird carrying a coffin in its beak; on the other side, a standing bird holding a torch with one foot.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"COCK ROBIN / Who'll carry him to the grave / I said the Kite / If 'tis not in the night / And I'll carry him to the grave / Who will carry the link / I said the Linnet / I'll fetch it in a minute / And I'll carry the link" (Blue-green transfer-printed text)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 2 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.1131
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44295

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