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Keys & Mountford (Stoke-on-Trent, England)

Boy and eagle.

Stoke-on-Trent, England, between 1850 and 1857.
Physical Description:
1 jug : relief-molded white parian ; height 21 cm, width 16 cm (including handle), depth 11 cm
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Parks Jug 51
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Without maker's mark or registration mark.
Without a lid.
Title, maker, and date from Henrywood. The firm of Keys & Mountford operated from 1850 to 1857.
Henrywood, R. K. Relief-moulded jugs, 1820-1900, pages 202-203
One side of the jug depicts a boy climbing a rock face, with bow in hand, flanked by an eagle and the eagle's nest. On the other side, the boy fends off two eagles, one of which guards two chicks in the nest.
Subject Terms:
Parks, Stephen -- Provenance.
Jugs (vessels)
Parian (porcelain, material)
Ceramic (material)
Molding (forming)

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