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Hunting mug

  • Place of origin:

    Glasgow (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware

  • Museum number:

    C.65-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 7, shelf 2

Physical description

Hunting jug with a band of hounds and a fox depicted around the body in relief. Above the hounds are various rural images including a woman leading a donkey towards a cottage and windmill. A double band of parallel lines runs around the upper part of the neck.

Place of Origin

Glasgow (made)

Date

ca. 1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware

Descriptive line

Hunting mug, salt-glazed stoneware, made in Glasgow, probably Port Dundas, ca. 1850

Labels and date

Hunting mug
Made in Glasgow, probably Port Dundas, Scotland, about 1850
Salt-glazed stoneware

C.65-1981 [23/05/2008]

Production Note

Probably Port Dundas.

Materials

Stoneware; Salt glaze

Techniques

Glazing (coating)

Subjects depicted

Windmills; Hounds; Cottages; Trees

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware; Scotland

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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