Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815

GUSN

GUSN-44016

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer-printed image with yellow, green and red over-painting. Image of a young man shoveling grain, whose clothes are accented with overpainting. A complementary image is of a house and another young man shoveling dirt; the roof and door of the house is accented in yellow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
overpainting (technique)
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Mug, Decorative

Inscription

"THE HISTORY OF THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT/ This is the House/ that Jack built/ This is the Malt that lay in the/ House that Jack built." (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.840

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.840