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Earthenware children's mug. Two images in black made through transfer printing; these images are separated by handle. One image shows the cat with a rat in its mouth; the other has the rat inside the open malt bag. This follows the theme of the inscription.
"THE HISTORY OF THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT" (Transfer-printed)
"This is the Cat/ that killed the Rat/ that eat the Malt/ that lay in the House that Jack built." (printed)
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell