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Earthenware children's mug. Inscription with corresponding transfer-printed image. A woman in flowing dress holidng a baby in her arms. The background decoration and furniture represent Neo-Classicism and more particularly, a Grecian influence. Overpainting in greens and pinks. Hand-painted pink line around exterior lip of mug and accents the handle.
"GRANDMAMMA'S TALES/ Hush a bye baby, my baby of bliss./ Sleep little pretty one sleep while I kiss,/ Papa in the orchard with Rosa is gone./ And I pretty baby, I still will sing on." (Transfer-printed)
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell