Ale Jug


Lidded ale jug with a convex shell thumb piece. Low-domed, flat-top lid. Plain, inverted-baluster body with molded rim and neck; no foot. Compound- or reverse-scroll strap handle with short lower terminal; upper terminal attached to rounded shield-shape plate on rim. Plain, inset, curved spout with strainer. No marks.

Date Made: 1790-1850

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.67.0150Catalog Number: 67.0150Accession Number: 250853

Object Name: jug, ale

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 in x 9 in x 6 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 22.86 cm x 16.51 cm


Record Id: nmah_300318

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