Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815

GUSN

GUSN-44097

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer printed image of a man galloping on a horse as his cloak falls to the ground with corresponding inscription.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Mug, Decorative

Inscription

"JOHN GILPIN/ The wind did blow, the cloak did fly/ Like streamer long and gay, / Till, loop and button failing both,/ At last it flew away." (Black transfer printing)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.923

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.923