Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-44295

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Blue-green transfer-printed design, with verse and illustrations from "Death and Burial of Poor Cock Robin." On one side, a flying bird carrying a coffin in its beak; on the other side, a standing bird holding a torch with one foot.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"COCK ROBIN / Who'll carry him to the grave / I said the Kite / If 'tis not in the night / And I'll carry him to the grave / Who will carry the link / I said the Linnet / I'll fetch it in a minute / And I'll carry the link" (Blue-green transfer-printed text)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1131

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 2 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1131