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Meigh, Charles, Bacchanalian dance, 1844
- Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, England, 1844.
- Physical Description:
- 1 jug : relief-molded tan stoneware, smear-glazed ; height 21 cm (including handle), width 17 cm (including handle), depth 12 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsParks Jug 20Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961View by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Full Orbis Record:
- Three-Dimensional Artifacts
- Marks applied and impressed on bottom: Royal Coat-of-Arms with registration diamond, "Sept.30. 1844, Registd. No. 21960, Charles Meigh"; and '31'.
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)
- Jugs (vessels)
Glazed ceramic ware (visual works)
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