Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815

GUSN

GUSN-43726

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer-printed design that represents the inscription, "The History of the House that Jack Built."

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Mug, Decorative

Inscription

"THE HISTORY OF THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT/ This is the Cow with the/ crumpled Horn that tossed/ the Dog that worried the/ Cat that killed the Rat / that eat the Malt/ that lay in the House/ that Jack built." (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.534

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.534