Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-44197

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Blue transfer printed design. On one side, a verse from the ballad "The Diverting History of John Gilpin." On the other side, two men standing in front of a horse. Over painted with red, blue, yellow, and orange. Shaped base with loop handle and leaf terminals.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"JOHN GILPIN / I come because your horse would come: / And if I well forbode, / My hat and wig will soon be here, / They are upon the road." (Blue transfer print.)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1028

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/2 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1028