Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815

GUSN

GUSN-43907

Description

Children's earthenware mug. Red transfer printed mug with image of a man in tattered clothing and another image, separated by the handle, is a milk maid with a cow and a bucket.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Children's Clothing
Earthenware
Mug, Decorative

Inscription

"THE HISTORY OF THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT" (Transfer-printed)
"This is the Man all tattered/ and torn that kiss the Maids/ all forlorn that milked the Cow/ with the crumpled Horn that tossed the Dog that worried/ the Cat that killed the Rat that/ eat the Malt that la in the / House that Jack built" (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.724

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.724