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Jug

Maker:
John Eydes
Date:
ca. 1580
Culture:
British, Exeter
Medium:
Stoneware, silver gilt
Dimensions:
H: 10 in. (25.4 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver In Combination
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.309
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on neckband: QVÆ·DELECTANT·DESIDERANTVR·(What delights is desired)

Marking: [1] YEDS (maker's mark of John Eydes);
[2] the Exeter town mark;
[3] I (date letter ?);

Location of marks:
All three inside cover and under foot
J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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