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Creator:
Meigh, Charles.
Title(s):

Bacchanalian dance.

Published/Created:
Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, England, 1844.
Physical Description:
1 jug : relief-molded tan stoneware, smear-glazed ; height 28 cm (including handle), width 22 cm (including handle), depth 16 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Parks Jug 19
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Marks applied and impressed on bottom: Royal Coat-of-Arms with registration diamond, "Sept.30. 1844, Registd. No. 21960, Charles Meigh"; and '59' and '9'.
Title from Hughes.
Hughes, Kathy. Collector's guide to nineteenth-century jugs, v. 1, no. 48
HHenrywood, R. K. Relief-moulded jugs, 1820-1900, page 110
The jug is decorated with figures of reveling bacchanals, with a loop handle in the form of a vine stem. The decorations are based on "Bacchanalian Revel before a Herm [or Term] of Pan" by Nicholas Poussin and "Drunken Silenus" by Peter Paul Rubens.
Subject Terms:
Bacchanalia.
Dance.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages.
Pan (Greek deity)
Parks, Stephen -- Provenance.
Silenus (Mythological character)
Form/Genre:
Jugs (vessels)
Stoneware (pottery)
Ceramic (material)
Molding (forming)
Glazed ceramic ware (visual works)
Contributors:
Based on (work): Poussin, Nicolas, 1594?-1665. Bacchanalian revel before a term of Pan.
Based on (work): Rubens, Peter Paul, 1577-1640. Drunken Silenus.
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