Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-44223

Description

Porcelain children's mug. White body with pink lustre bands at base, rim, and inside below rim. Lustre stripe down handle. Black transfer-printed design, "King Henry" on one side, and a man sitting on tree trunk on other side; both figures have hands clasped. Includes a quote from Act 2, Scene 5 of William Shakespeare's King Henry VI.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
porcelain
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"King Henry" (Black transfer print)
" [illegible] of King Henry 6th 'Oh Pity! Pity! Gentle Heaven Pity!' Act 2nd Scene 5th" (Black transfer print)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1054

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1054