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Jug

Maker:
John Eydes
Date:
ca. 1580
Culture:
British, Exeter
Medium:
Stoneware, silver gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 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
Stoneware jugs of this type were frequently imported from Germany and the mounts added in England.
Inscription: Engraved on neckband: QVÆ·DELECTANT·DESIDERANTVR·[trans.: What delights is desired]

Attached sticker: GLASGOW ART / GALLERIES & MUSEUMS / Reg. no. 03-1f

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

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