Teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-269207

Description

Porcelain teacup with loop handle, part of a teacup and saucer set. Features the children's nursery rhyme "Little Tom Tucker" with an illustration on one side of a standing boy and two seated girls, and on the other side, one verse of the nursery rhyme.

Details

Descriptive Terms

porcelain
transfer printing
lusterware
Cup
Teacup
Teacup

Inscription

"Little Tom Tucker" (Brown transfer print.)
"Little Tom Tucker, sang for his supper / What did he sing for, White bread & butte[r] / How could he cut it, Without e'er a knife? / How could he marry, Without e'er a wife? (printed)
"Royal Doulton / England" (Green print with logo, bottom.)
"COPYRIGHT NURSERY RHYMES" (Brown print, bottom.)

Additional Identification Number

1990.256A

Maker

Royal Doulton (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

2 1/4 (H), 3 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.256.1