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Ascos jug

2008.60.7 (RS211153)

Description

Porcelain ascos jug. Asymmetrical bulbous body with painted decoration, red and black fluted band around foot, black and white leaf-wrapped scroll handle with elaborate leaf and scroll decoration and cherub lower body. Rim has applied relief molded recumbent goats atop banded edge. Body painted in black and red on white with scene of three seated Greek/Egyptian figures and two birds. Under the handle, body is decorated in black with palmette pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Inscriptions
"G" [in script] (Incised)
Material
painting (coating)
porcelain
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Egyptian Revival
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Jug
jugs (vessels)
painting (coating)
porcelain
Vessel
Dimensions
9 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.60.7
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
15955

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