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Raeren Cavalier Panel Jug

Description

Late 16th century Raeren Cavalier Panel Jug; brown glazed stoneware, partly mottled; plain rim with fine rilled neck; strap handle with long pointed tail; multiple cordons at the bottom of the shoulder, a cordon below vertical sided wall panel and above rounded foot; shoulder has seven panels defined by bands of vertical lines each containing a trefoil leaf motif; the vertical wall has eight arcaded panels containing soldiers in various poses (smoking pipes, playing pipe and drum, carrying swords etc) wearing contemporary dress; in the spandrels above the arches are winged masks; decoration in moulded relief; shoulder and part of the wall of the vessel have been rebuilt.

  • Measurements

  • Height

    260 mm

  • Diameter

    140 mm (max)
    90 mm (base)
    61 mm (top)

  • Place made

    Germany - Raeren

  • Credit line

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