Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

c. 1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-43356

Description

Black and white transfer-printed children's mug. Scene with children (two girls, two boys) frolicking around a maypole. Inside upper lip has upside-down triangle design, pattern is as follows- outline of triangle with cross projecting downwards, following this- another upside down triangle without cross, but decorated with dots inside triangle shape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
pearlware
Mug

Inscription

"MAY./ The sooty garb now laid aside/ With garlands gay & ribband pride/ The Urchins of the Chimney prance./ Through laughing streets in merry dance." (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.148

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2.5 (H), 2.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.148