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Snake jug


Anna Pottery ; Kirkpatrick Pottery


c. 1865

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G303
Snake jug, Anna Pottery      ;    Kirkpatrick Pottery
Snake jug: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Stoneware with painted decoration
Size: 12 1/2 x 8 5/16 x 8 11/16 in. (31.75 x 21.11 x 22.07 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Label on bottom, on label: [3734]
Physical Description: applied snakes twine into and around jug; five 3-dimensional figures and one low relief figure; applied spiders, frog and lizard; incised phrases; multicolored pigment traces
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Walter C. and Mary C. Briggs Endowment Fund, gift of funds from Mrs. Eunice Dwan, The Fred R. Salisbury II Fund, and The Decorative Arts Deaccession Fund
Accession Number: 2004.122
Artist: Anna Pottery, Anna, Illinois, 1859-1894
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Anna, Illinois, 1859-1894

Artist: Kirkpatrick Pottery
Role: Manufacturer
Added to Site: March 1, 2009