Jug with narrow spout

1642–1646
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian (active in Germany, Netherlands, England), 1607–1677), After Hans Holbein, the Younger (German, 1497 or 1498–1543)


Catalogue Raisonné

Parthey 2637; Pennington 2637; New Hollstein 833

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 15.4 cm (8 7/16 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1379

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A jug with a lid and a long thin spout on the right ending in a snake’s head with the nozzle in its mouth. Arabesques on the base and on a band round the lower portion of the jug.

Markings

Collector's mark, in black ink, verso, l.c.: British Museum [L. 300]
Collector's mark, in brown ink, verso, l.c.: British Museum Duplicate [L. 305]

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen T. Bullard