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Beer jug


Pierre-Emile Jeannest ; Elkington and Co.


1884-1885 (designed 1883)

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G350
Beer jug, Pierre-Emile Jeannest      ;    Elkington and Co.
Beer jug: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver, gilt
Size: 12 x 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (30.48 x 19.05 x 23.5 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, England, Birmingham
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: MarksFully marked on underside of base, [FE] for Frederick Elkington.Stamped on underside of base: [977 ELKINGTON & CO.]
Physical Description: pitcher, embossed with vines and nine putti; S-scrolled handle with ram's head termination
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph K. Weiser
Accession Number: 74.60.1
Artist: Pierre-Emile Jeannest, French, 1813-1857
Role: Designer
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1813-1857

Artist: Elkington and Co., British, founded 1836
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality: British
Life Dates: British, founded 1836
Added to Site: February 28, 2009