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Jug with a Peasant Dance

Artist/maker unknown, Southern Netherlandish

Made in Raeren, Southern Netherlands (modern Belgium), Europe


Salt-glazed stoneware with wash

Height: 8 1/2 inches (21.6 cm) Diameter: 4 7/8 inches (12.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 354a, European Art 1500-1850, third floor

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Purchased with Museum funds, 1949

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The dancing couples on this jug are based on nine pairs depicted in Hans Sebald Beham’s Peasants’ Feast.

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