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Creator:
Ridgway & Abington.
Title:
Nineveh.
Published/Created:
Hanley, England, 1851.
Physical Description:
1 jug : relief-molded gray-green stoneware, glazed ; height 22 cm (including handle), width 18 cm (including handle), depth 13 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Parks Jug 67
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Title and attribution to Ridgway & Abington from Hughes.
The jug depicts two lamassu: a winged bull with human head on one side; a winged lion with human head on the other. With a handle in the form of twined snakes, and Assyrian letters beneath the spout. The designs are copied from Austen Henry Layard's A popular account of discoveries at Nineveh (1851).
The bottom is impressed with a diamond registration mark dated August 1851, parcel 2. Also impressed with a heart.
Hughes, K. Collector's guide to nineteenth-century jugs, 104
Henrywood, R.K. Relief-moulded jugs, 1820-1900, pages 72-74
Subject Terms:
Gods, Assyro-Babylonian.
Mythology, Assyro-Babylonian.
Nineveh (Extinct city) -- Antiquities.
Parks, Stephen -- Provenance.
Relief (Sculpture), Assyro-Babylonian.
Form/Genre:
Jugs (vessels)
Stoneware (pottery)
Ceramic (material)
Molding (forming)
Glazed ceramic ware (visual works)
Contributors:
Layard, Austen Henry, 1817-1894. Popular account of discoveries at Nineveh.
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