jug / figure
Jug and cover in the form of a bear holding its cub, stoneware, mmoulded, covered with grog and with a salt glaze, brown in colour. The hollow barrel-shaped body is surmounted by a detachable head with no tongue in the mouth. A stoneware chain hangs from his left nostril. .
- Made in: Nottingham (probably)
- (Europe,British Isles,England,Nottinghamshire,Nottingham)
- Height: 23.2 centimetres
This is the largest of three bear jugs in the collection.The smallest is 1903,0812.1. Another, 1981,0101.54 is of a different form with its legs stuck out in front.
The neck has been restuck and there is a piece missing. Feet damaged. Left ear damaged.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCT3827
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