Jug with grotesque decoration

On display


  • Title

    Jug with grotesque decoration

  • Associated place

    Southwark (place of creation)
  • Date

    1625 - 1650
  • Material and technique

    earthenware, tin-glazed (delftware), decorated in blue, yellow and orange brown

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    28 cm (height)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased with the aid of the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, the Art Fund, the Friends of the Ashmolea, Martin Foley, Sir Harry Djanogly, the Oxford Ceramics Group, Bouch, Jones, and general museum funds and private donations, 2008.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), pp. 490-492 no. 273

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