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Jug, Julius Caesar

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glazed stoneware
DATES ca. 1839
DIMENSIONS 5 5/8 x 4 7/8 x 31 1/2 in. (14.3 x 12.4 x 80.0 cm)
MARKINGS impressed within relief foliage decorated tondo: Nov 1st, 1839./ Published by C. Meigh/ Hanley. Julius Ceasar./ 36
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Gretchen Adkins
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pitcher. Julius Caesar jug glazed buff body, bellied shape, and base is octagonal shaped. Modeled D-shaped handle, which is decorated with foliage. On front: molded high relief scenes of Julius Caesar landing and on back: Boadicea addressing her army. Under these scenes is a band of foliage and acorns. Condition: Very good. Minor chips on rim lid. glaze crazed in some places on bottom.
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