About this object

Cultural context

functional; decorative

Iconographic meaning

Example of Bellarmine jugs.

Specific techniques


Physical description

Brown pyriform stoneware tankard (jug) on flat pedestal base, tapering neck, loop handle. Incised flora silver gilt mounts on base and neck, domed lid hinged to top of loop handle. Relief bearded man on centre neck. Inscription on band around centre body.