<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

 
Creator:
Meigh, Charles.
Title(s):

Bacchanalian dance.

Published/Created:
Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, England, 1844.
Physical Description:
1 jug : relief-molded white stoneware, smear-glazed, metal ; height 22 cm (lid closed), width 17 cm (including handle), depth 11 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Parks Jug 22
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

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" (parcel 7). Also impressed: '24'.
Title from Hughes.
Hughes, Kathy. Collector's guide to nineteenth-century jugs, v. 1, no. 48
Henrywood, 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.
Export:
XML


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.