jugAccession number: A9569
Collection place: Aldgate, London [City of London] or Antwerp, Low Countries
Production date: c. 1550
Material: ceramic; earthenware
Measurements: H 170 mm; DM 100 mm
Museum Section: Post-Medieval
Summary: Tin-glazed earthenware jug pear shape, decorated in blue, manganese and ochre with a dart piercing a heart, on a creamy white glaze. Some aspects of this decoration are reminiscent of Italian maiolica and the motif symbolises contrition and repentance in Christian art. cf. Rackham pl 28 (b).
Location: Not currently on display. For information contact the Museum.
Category: Tin glazed wares.
Sub-category: London factories.
Britton, Frank, London delftware London : Jonathan Horne, (1987). Pages: 202pISSN ISBN 0951214004 (Object details: p 100 no 6, published)