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'Shakespeare's' Jug

Description

A glass jug; belonged to Mr. William Hunt, Town-clerk of Stratford (about 1768), and Garrick sipped wine from it at the Jubilee in 1769. Traditionally said to have belonged to the Poet.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1868-3/390

  • Date

    c. 1600

  • Technique

    blown

  • Material

    glass

  • Measurements

  • Height

    200 mm

  • Diameter

    169 mm

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust