Harvest jug

Description
Inscribed: the fearful hare doth run a pace because the honds are on thare chace : the countrey hee is forst to fly : whilst thy are out with hue and cry : nature hath taught him in this strife to seeke for to presarve his life which hee by running doth obtaine and then the hounds returne a gaine the huntsmen seing that doth cry : lett him goe his meat is dry : ile to my landladay with speed for I have greater need.
Accession Loan No.
233/1978
Simple Name
jug
Full Name
harvest jug
Common Name
harvest jug
Production Person Surname
potter unknown
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Material
earthenware
Period Classification
Queen Anne (1702-1714)
Collection Class
British ceramics
Production County
N Devon
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Production Date
c 1703
Production Year Low
1702
Production Year High
1703
Inscription / Transcription
M P M / 1703; the fearful / hare doth run a pace because the honds / are on thare chace : the countrey hee is forst to fly : whilst thy / are out with hue and cry : nature hath taught him in this strife to seeke / for to presarve his life which hee by running doth obtaine and then the hounds returne / a gaine the huntsmen seing that doth cry : lett him goe his meat is dry : ile to my landladay with / speed for I have greater need.
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:56
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:45:56

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