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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Frechen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with applied moulded decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4759-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 52, shelf 3

Physical description

Jug of grey stoneware, with applied moulded decoration, covered with a mottled brown glaze. Globular body, tapering towards a narrow neck and small base, small loop handle. On the front is an oval medallion, enclosing a heart under a crown; and on the neck a bearded mask. Moulded mouth.

Place of Origin

Frechen (made)

Date

ca. 1600-1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with applied moulded decoration

Dimensions

Height: 21.6 cm, Diameter: 12.4 cm

Descriptive line

Jug, made in Frechen, Germany, about 1600-1700, stoneware with applied moulded decoration

Labels and date

Jug
Made in Frechen, Germany about 1600-1700
Stoneware with applied moulded decoration

4759-1901 [16/07/2008]

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Applied work

Subjects depicted

Crowns (headdresses); Masks (design elements); Hearts (motifs)

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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