Ale Jug

Ale Jug

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Lidded ale jug with an openwork thumb piece. Low-domed, flat-top lid. Inverted-baluster body has a plain rim and molded neck and foot. Compound-scroll handle with spurred thumbrest and short terminal; upper terminal attached below rim. Wrigglework lines on front of body and bottom exterior. No other marks.
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Object Name
jug, ale
date made
early 19th century
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 5 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in x 4 in; 14.605 cm x 14.605 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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