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Hector van Droie : Cunnig Artus.
Additional Title(s):

Cunnig Artus

Cvnnig Artvs
Stoke-on-Trent?, England, [1868?]
Physical Description:
1 jug : relief-molded white stoneware ; height 22 cm, width 14 cm (including handle), depth 10 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Parks Jug 52
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Henrywood depicts a similar jug with green ground that "may have been made by Liddle Elliot & Son" in 1868.
Impressed with the numbers '33' and '68' on the bottom.
Without a lid, but two holes for a lid hinge are present.
Henrywood, R. K. Illustrated guide to British jugs, pages 155, 157
On one side, the jug depicts Hector of Troy ("Hector van Droie"), in armor; on the other, King Arthur ("Cvnnig Artvs") with armor and wide-brimmed had.
Subject Terms:
Arthur, King.
Hector (Legendary character)
Parks, Stephen -- Provenance.
Jugs (vessels)
Stoneware (pottery)
Ceramic (material)
Molding (forming)
Glazed ceramic ware (visual works)
Liddle Elliot & Son.

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