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The Royal Patriotic Jug
Burslem, Staffordshire, England, January 1, 1855.
Physical Description:
1 jug : white ironstone transferware; 21 cm high x 16 cm in diameter (18 cm including handle)
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Parks Jug 73
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 a metal lid.
Title and date from the bottom of the jug.
This jug is decorated in green, brown, and gold with a printed black wreath. The body features a scene of wounded soldiers on a battlefield and a scene of a grieving mother and her children with an angel carrying a banner that reads "Royal Patriotic Fund" above them. The decorative handle is in the form of a lion's head with a long scrolled stem, decorated in green and gold.
Subject Terms:
Parks, Stephen -- Ownership.
Portland Vase.
Jugs (vessels)
Ironstone (pottery)
Ceramic (material)
Transfer printing
Eyre, George Edward, 1804-1887, illustrator.

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