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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware transfer-printed in black enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1091-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 9, shelf 4

Physical description

Jug of earthenware transfer-printed in black enamels and of barrel shape with a spreading base and mouth, projecting lip and a flat loop handle. On one side is a rococo-scrolled panel with eight men sitting in a cock-pit watching a cock fight. On the other side in a scrolled rococo panel is a dead deer and a game-bird suspended at the sides, and a game cock.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware transfer-printed in black enamels

Dimensions

Height: 24.1 cm, Diameter: 15.2 cm

Object history note

The print of men sitting in a cock-pit watching a cock fight is after Hogarth's print.

Descriptive line

Jug of earthenware transfer-printed in black enamels and of barrel shape with a spreading base and mouth, projecting lip and a flat loop handle, made in England, ca. 1780.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Transfer printed

Subjects depicted

Men; Deer; Cock; Scroll; Birds

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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