Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-44249

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Brown transfer printed images with captions. On one side, "Flow thou regal purple stream" appears to show a man with a gushing nosebleed, being held from behind by a second man; a third man appears ready to strike a fourth man with his fist. On the other side, "Nanny wilt thou ..." shows two long-horned sheep rubbing heads together.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"Flow thou regal purple stream" (Brown transfer print.)
"Nanny wilt thou gan [sic]" [gang with me] (printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1082

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1082