Ascos jug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-15955

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

Descriptive Terms

jugs (vessels)
painting (coating)
porcelain
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Egyptian Revival
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Vessel
Jug
Jug

Inscription

"G" [in script] (Incised)

Additional Identification Number

NN3

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

9 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2008.60.7