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C.J. Mason & Co, Falstaff jug, circa 1830
- Staffordshire, circa 1830.
- Physical Description:
- 1 jug : relief-molded tan ironstone, glazed ; height 20 cm (including handle), width 19 cm (including handle), depth 13 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsParks Jug 50Yale 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
- Without registration mark or maker's mark.
Without a lid.
Title, maker, and date from Hughes's Collector's guide.
Hughes, Kathy. Collector's guide to nineteenth-century jugs, v. 1, no. 11
Henrywood, R. K. Relief-moulded jugs, 1820-1900, pages 170-171
The jug is densely decorated with figures, including a pot-bellied man with antlers on his head; the man may be Shakespeare's Falstaff (or perhaps the Celtic deity Cernunnos). Also depicted are two ladies, dogs, stags, castles and foliage.
- Subject Terms:
- Cernunnos (Celtic deity)Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character)Parks, Stephen -- Provenance.
- Jugs (vessels)
Glazed ceramic ware (visual works)
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