jug

manufacturer: New Hall china manufactory (English, estab. 1781, closed 1836);  attributed to: William Ridgeway & Co; 

circa 1810-circa 1820
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Description
jug, large, ovoid-bodied jug with wide cylindrical neck, elliptical spout decorated with an applied bacchanalian satyr mask and an ornate, looped handle. The body of the jug is sprigged with lilac-coloured figures, the neck with two bands of oak leaves eaves and acorns. The figures include a young boy leaning against an oak tree and playing a horn, a young child playing with a dog, a lady on one knee with a jug at her feet and a spoon in her left hand, a camp fire (a cauldron is suspended from a framework of branches over a fire in a bowl-shaped grate on tripod feet), a lady carrying a child on her shoulders and a basket in her right hand, a lady supporting a bundle of faggots on her head with her left hand and carrying a basket in her right hand and another tree. Beneath the handle the body tapers and then spreads slightly to a circular foot; beneath the oak leaves at the neck are two bands of reeded decoration; the mask spout shows a bearded satyr with two large, curled horns, a garland of vine leaves and grapes and a ring through his mouth. The handle is formed from three scrolled fronds joined to the body with (at the top) a large and (at the bottom) a smaller leaf or pad.
Maker and role
manufacturer: New Hall china manufactory (English, estab. 1781, closed 1836)
attributed to: William Ridgeway & Co
Production place
Shelton, Staffordshire potteries district, Staffordshire, England
Production date
circa 1810-circa 1820
Media description
Jasperware, salt glaze
Measurements
202 x 180 x 242 mm
Measurement details
height: 202mm
width: 180mm
depth: 242mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0305

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