mug (food service)

Two handled cider mug with transfer decoration of agricultural tools and inscriptions 'God Speed the Plough' on ones side, the other reading: LET THE WEALTHY AND GREAT/ROLL IN SPLENDOUR AND STATE/I ENVY THEM NOT I DECLARE IT/I EAT MY OWN LAMB/ MY OWN CHICKENS AND HAM/I SHEAR MY OWN FLEECE AND I WEAR IT/I HAVE LAWNS I HAVE BOWERS/I HAVE FRUITS I HAVE FLOWERS/THE LARK IS MY MORNING ALARMER/SO JOLLY BOWS NOW/HERE'S GOD SPEED THE PLOUGH/LONG LIFE AND SUCCESS TO THE FARMER.' to left and right of this are sheaves of corn; below on a sroll the words 'INDUSTRY PRODUCETH WEALTH' . Glazed.

Collection Information

These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.

The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.

If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: enquiry@horniman.ac.uk