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Title:
Silenus.
Published/Created:
Stoke-on-Trent, England, ca. 1831.
Physical Description:
1 mug : relief-molded white stoneware ; height 9 cm (including handle), width 12 cm (including handle), depth 8 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Parks Jug 16
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:
The mug 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.
The mug lacks a maker's mark. The Silenus design was also issued as a jug first manufactured by Minton in 1831. Minton's design for the jug 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. 37a-b
Henrywood, R. K. Relief-moulded jugs, 1820-1900, see page 82
Subject Terms:
Drinking of alcoholic beverages.
Parks, Stephen -- Provenance.
Satyrs (Greek mythology)
Silenus (Mythological character)
Form/Genre:
Mugs (cups)
Stoneware (pottery)
Ceramic (material)
Molding (forming)
Contributors:
Minton (Company)
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