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Hunting jug

  • Place of origin:

    Mortlake (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kishere, Joseph (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 7, shelf 1

Physical description

Hunting jug with hounds chasing deer towards tree and picket fence around body. A central semi-circle opposite the handle contains a classical scene of putti with a lion. Closely incised bands of parallel lines run around the neck.

Place of Origin

Mortlake (made)


ca. 1790-1800 (made)


Kishere, Joseph (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware

Descriptive line

Hunting jug, salt-glazed stoneware, probably made by Joseph Kishere, Mortlake, ca. 1790-1800

Labels and date

Hunting jug
Probably made by Joseph Kishere, Mortlake, England, about 1790-1800
Salt-glazed stoneware

C.64-1981 [23/05/2008]


Stoneware; Salt glaze


Glazing (coating)

Subjects depicted

Trees; Putti; Hounds; Picket fences; Lions (animals); Deer


Ceramics; Stoneware


Ceramics Collection

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