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Children's Mug

1970.1310.1184 (RS196153)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Brown faded images made through transfer-printing. One image of a fish lying on its side and another of an insect flying around a garden with a potted plant urn.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1815
Inscriptions
"COCK [Illegible]/ Whose [illegible]/ I said the Fly/ With thy little eye/ And I saw him die/ Who caught his blood/ I said the fish/ With my little dish/ And I caught his blood." (Faded text; transfer printed)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
3 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.1184
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44347

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