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T. & R. Boote

Infant Samuel.

Burselm, Stoke-on-Trent, England, 1848.
Physical Description:
1 jug : tan relief-molded stoneware, with metal lid ; 20 cm high (including lid) x 9 cm in diameter (10 cm including handle)
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Parks Jug 26
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
The bottom with printed marks: the royal arms above a scroll with "T. & R. BOOTE"; with diamond registration mark for 17 October 1848, parcel 3.
Title from Hughes's Collector's guide.
Hughes, Kathy. Collector's guide to nineteenth-century jugs, v. 1, no. 79
Henrywood, R. K. Relief-moulded jugs, 1820-1900, pages 184-186
The jug is decorated on both sides with a scene based on a painting by John Singleton Copley, Samuel Relating to Eli the Judgements of God upon Eli's House, 1780. Beneath the spout on the front of the jug is a single figure with turban and breastplate carrying a smoking incense burner.
Subject Terms:
Eli (Biblical figure)
Parks, Stephen -- Ownership.
Samuel (Biblical judge)
Jugs (vessels)
Stoneware (pottery)
Ceramic (material)
Molding (forming)
Based on: Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815. Samuel Relating to Eli the Judgements of God upon Eli's House.

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