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Three Grooms Carousing

English (Staffordshire)
about 1770–80
Ralph Wood

Object Place: Europe, England, Staffordshire


21.2 x 17.5 x 2.8 cm (8 3/8 x 6 7/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware

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Lead-glazed earthenware. Rectangular plaque with arched top. Relief representation of three men grouped around a barrel. One standing and smoking a pipe, the second seated on a smaller barrel and slumped forward asleep with his head on his folded arms, the third seated on a tree stump drinking from a glass with a jug at his side. A leafy tree appears on the right. Molded double border of blue and green bands. Glazed back.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard C. Paine