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Mug with cover

Mug with cover

  • Place of origin:

    Jablonné v Podještedí (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1650-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with applied and stamped decoration and pewter cover

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO through The Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 52, shelf 1

Physical description

Mug of earthenware with applied and stamped decoration. Globular body with a cylindrical neck, foot and loop handle. Mounted with a pewter thumb piece. Pewter cover inscribed with 'I.F.T.' over 'V.H.'. On the front and sides are three applied reliefs of a winged cherub's head.

Place of Origin

Jablonné v Podještedí (made)


ca. 1650-1700 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with applied and stamped decoration and pewter cover

Marks and inscriptions

'Terra sigillata' with the arms and initials 'W' and 'H' of Heinrich Wolf Bercka

'I.F.T.' over 'V.H.'
Inscribed on the cover


Height: 14.6 cm, Diameter: 12.1 cm

Descriptive line

Mug of earthenware with pewter cover, with applied and stamped decoration, Gabel, Bohemia, about 1650-1700.

Labels and date

Jug with the arms and initials of Heinrich Wolf Bercka
Made at Gabel, Bohemia about 1650-1700
Earthenware 'Terra sigillata'

C.455-1927 Given by Lt.-Col. K. Dingwall, D.S.O., through the National Art Collections Fund [16/07/2008]


Earthenware; Pewter


Applied; Stamped

Subjects depicted



Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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