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Visual display of the Puzzle jugs

  1. Full view: side
  2. View: side

Puzzle jugs

  • 1732
  • 1733
  • Decoration: Painted. (D301) Inscribed "Here Gentlemen come try your Skill,/I'le hold a wager if you will:/That you don't drink this liquor all;/Without you spill or lett some fall./1732." (D302) Inscribed "Here Gentlemen come try yr: Skill,/I'le hold a wager if you will:/That you don't drink this liquor all;/Without you Spill or lett some fall./1733." All three jugs bear floral panels.
  • Place of origin: London or Liverpool

Publication Details Click to collapse

Dates
1732
1733
Description of Original
Delftware, (D301) H.: 7 3/8" (18.7 cm); Diam. (body): 5 1/4" (13.3 cm); Diam. (with handle): 7 3/8" (18.7 cm), (D302) H.: 7 1/4" (18.4 cm); Diam. (body): 5 1/8" (13 cm); Diam. (handle to spout): 7 1/4" (18.4 cm)
Subject
Beverage wares
Location of Originals
Longridge Collection : D301
Longridge Collection : D302
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