London, South Kensington
19 October 2000
An English treacle-glazed pottery bear baiting jug and cover
naturalistically modelled seated, muzzled, a hound in it's paws, the handle with a thumbpiece formed as a monkey's head, 19th century (some damage and restoration) -- 27.5cm. high
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Cf. Bernard Rackham and Herbert Read, English Pottery (1924), pl XLV, fig.78 for a similar jug with an 18th century attribution.
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