- Stoke-on-Trent, England, ca. 1831.
- Physical Description:
- 1 jug : relief-molded white stoneware ; height 17 cm (including handle), width 15 cm (including handle), depth 11 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsParks Jug 13Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Three-Dimensional Artifacts
- The design is similar (or perhaps identical) to the Silenus jug first manufactured by Minton in 1831, but the present iteration lacks a maker's mark. Minton's design was copied by Mason, Spode, Stephen Green, Doulton & Watts, and Continental companies. See Hughes, Henrywood.
Hughes, Kathy. Collector's guide to nineteenth-century jugs, v. 1, see no. 37
Henrywood, R. K. Relief-moulded jugs, 1820-1900, see page 82
The jug is decorated on one side with a depiction of an elderly Silenus, walking, supported by two older satyrs. The other side depicts a child Silenus, riding a donkey, supported by two young satyrs.
- Subject Terms:
- Drinking of alcoholic beverages.Parks, Stephen -- Provenance.Satyrs (Greek mythology)Silenus (Mythological character)
- Jugs (vessels)
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