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Earthenware children's mug. Corresponding two images (transfer-printed in greenish-black) depict the inscription. First image is a wedding scene with a young couple, man in tattered clothing, and a large priest; second image is a large rooster crowing.
"THE HISTORY OF THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT/ This is the Cock that crowed in the / morn that waked the Priest all shaven/ and shorn that married the Man all/ tattered and torn that kissed the/ Maiden all forlorn that milked the Cow/ with the crumpled Horn that tossed/ the Dog that worried the Cat/ that killed the Ratt that eat the Malt/ that lay in the House that Jack built." (Transfer-printing)
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell