Shenango Child’s Bread Plate and Mug, Story Book MotifsShenango Child’s Bread Plate and Mug, Story Book MotifsShenango Child’s Bread Plate and Mug, Story Book MotifsShenango Child’s Bread Plate and Mug, Story Book MotifsShenango Child’s Bread Plate and Mug, Story Book MotifsShenango Child’s Bread Plate and Mug, Story Book MotifsShenango Child’s Bread Plate and Mug, Story Book Motifs

Here we have a charming two-piece children’s set, a mug and a small plate made by Shenango. The mug, or cup, features chubby little boys on either side, one holding a bull terrier on a leash, the other blowing bubbles with a pipe. Opposite the handle end is a small picture of Simple Simon holding his baby sister by the hand. The Pieman is inside at the bottom of the mug! The plate features the same little bubble-maker surrounded by nursery rhyme characters around the edge: Simple Simon, Georgie Porgie, Jack and Jill. Both pieces are lined with bright green.

Mug measures 3 ¾” rim to handle end x 2 7/8” tall. Plate is 5 3/8” in diameter x 3/4” high.

Mark on undersides of both pieces is outline of Native American potter in green with Shenango China / Newcastle, PA underneath, all under glaze. Mark was used from 1920s-early 1950s. Uncoded. Both pieces also stamped with under glaze letter O.

Condition is excellent with no cracks, chips, scratches or crazing. There is light transfer wear to the Bubble-blower’s trousers. All other transfers are excellent.

This is adorable – AND we have two more sets in this pattern for you to view!

Item ID: 2637

Shenango Child’s Bread Plate and Mug, Story Book Motifs

$50 USD

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