Large yellowware jug with Bacchus mask spout and white sprigs. c.1840-1860. AP/1411.


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A large wheel-thrown jug with a moulded Bacchus spout and rouletted bands of beading. The foot has turned ribs or reeding. The body is a yellow (yellowware) clay with a blue slip ground. There are applied white clay sprigs around the neck and body. The neck sprigs are grape vine. The body sprigs include: Obverse; Two huntsmen sitting with two dogs. Front; A leafy cartouche containing a scene of a cow and a milkmaid by a small tree. Reverse; Two huntsmen, one holding a rabbit, with four dogs. The handle has acanthus leaf moulding along entire length.

This kind of ware is uncommon and more usually associated with ‘mochaware’ and banded ware in yellow bodies. British.

Pot ID: AP/1411
Dimensions: 162mm high to top of handle.
Net Weight (grams): 1152

Condition Report:
A small chip on outer spout rim. Two small chips on upper handle spur. A hairline across the lower handle terminal (but below where the handle joins the body so that it does not compromise the handle integrity). Some small glaze wear / flakes on inner rim at junction with spout. Various insignificant fleabites to raised parts of sprigs.

Weight 1750 g