Silenus, ca. 1831
- 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
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsParks Jug 16Yale 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 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)
- Mugs (cups)
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