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
Collection Class
British ceramics
Common Name
harvest jug
Simple Name
jug
Full Name
harvest jug
Dimensions
whole height 310 mm
Production Person Surname
potter unknown
Period Classification
Queen Anne (1702-1714)
Production Date
c 1703
Production Year Low
1702
Production Year High
1703
Production County
N Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
earthenware
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.

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