bellarmine (Wine Tankard)

About this object

Cultural context

functional; decorative

Iconographic meaning

Example of Bellarmine jug. Decorated with unidentified medallions.

Specific techniques


Physical description

Brown, pyriform stoneware tankard (jug) with tapered flat base, tapering neck with two ridges at rim, high loop handle from top of neck to shoulder. On neck front is a relief bearded man, and beneath him is a circular relief medallion with star coat of arms.