Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-269208

Description

Porcelain saucer, part of a teacup and saucer set. Features the children's nursery rhyme "Ride a Cock Horse to Banbury Cross" with an illustration of a boy riding a hobby horse in the foreground and a colorfully dressed figure on a white horse in the background. Includes one verse of the nursery rhyme.

Details

Descriptive Terms

saucers (plates)
porcelain
transfer printing
lusterware
Dish, Eating
Saucer
Saucer

Inscription

"Ride a cock-horse, to Banbury Cross. / To see a fine lady, upon a white horse; / Rings on her fingers, Bells on her toes; / So she makes music wherever she goes." (Brown transfer print.)
"ROYAL DOULTON / ENGLAND" (Green print with logo, on bottom.)
"COPYRIGHT NURSERY RHYMES" (Brown print, on bottom.)

Additional Identification Number

1990.256B

Maker

Royal Doulton (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

7/8 (H), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.256.2