Jug

ca. 1780 (made)

Unknown

Height: 24.1 cm, Diameter: 15.2 cm

414:1091-1885 CER

Jug of earthenware transfer-printed in black enamels and of barrel shape with a spreading base and mouth, projecting lip and a flat loop handle, made in England, ca. 1780.

Jug of earthenware transfer-printed in black enamels and of barrel shape with a spreading base and mouth, projecting lip and a flat loop handle. On one side is a rococo-scrolled panel with eight men sitting in a cock-pit watching a cock fight. On the other side in a scrolled rococo panel is a dead deer and a game-bird suspended at the sides, and a game cock.

The print of men sitting in a cock-pit watching a cock fight is after Hogarth's print.

Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

Location: Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain, room 138, case 9, shelf 4

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