Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-44191

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer-printed design of a women leaning over a balcony to watch a young man horse racing, inscription included.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Mug, Decorative

Inscription

"JOHN GILPIN/ At Edmonton, his loving wife/ From the balcony spied/ Her tender husband wondering much/ To see how he did ride." (Transfer-printing)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1022

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1022