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baluster jug

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1981,1002.12

  • Description

    Stoneware baluster jug; brown; pewter lid-mount; underside - stamped bust of bishop; neck frieze - narrative scenes, peasants behind hedge, peasants' brawl, peasants' feast; body frieze - 2 musicians, nine couples dancing, respective names inscribed; above and below frieze - horizontal inscribed scrolls, much worn; monogram.

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  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1576 (on applied body-frieze)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 228 millimetres (max)
    • Diameter: 73 millimetres (rim)
    • Diameter: 94 millimetres (base)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        body frieze
      • Inscription Transliteration

        IAN ROUT HOOT CLAES SAECHTISN HANUE EULISE PAES YAUSTEIN S IAU TRECT S PEER WUET LIPPEU LOER DORSSCHER IAM TIS GORIS
      • Inscription Translation

        Jan Ronthoot Claes Saechstein Hanne(s) und Lise Vaes van Stein Ian Trecht Saecht Peer Wuet Lippen Loer Dorsscher Ian Tis Goris
      • Inscription Type

        monogram
      • Inscription Position

        underside
      • Inscription Content

        IF-DI
      • Inscription Type

        monogram
      • Inscription Position

        neck and body frieze
      • Inscription Content

        IE
      • Inscription Translation

        Jan Emens.
  • Bibliography

    • Gaimster 1997 92 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G46/dc5

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    1995 Jun-Oct, BM, 'German Renaissance Prints, 1490-1550', no.105

  • Condition

    Some restoration on lower body; cracks towards base.

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1981

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1981,1002.12

  • Additional IDs

    • No 262 (Thomas Collection)
COMPASS Title: Stoneware jug with pewter mounts, by Jan Emens Mennicken

Unknown

COMPASS Title: Stoneware jug with pewter mounts, by Jan Emens Mennicken

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