American Decorative Arts
Maker: Thomas Till & Son, British, 1850–1928

Jug, “Prodigal Son” pattern

ca. 1855

Stoneware

7 x 5 x 4 1/4 in. (17.78 x 12.7 x 10.8 cm)
Gift of the Estate of Dr. Joseph V. and Eleanor M. Medeiros
2011.54.4
Culture: 
British
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Geography: 
Manufactured in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

The Ditty Box Antiques, Damaroscotta, Maine

Bibliography: 

Geoffrey A. Godden, An Illustrated Encyclopedia of British Pottery and Porcelain (New York: Crown Publishers, 1966), 49, fig. Plate 91.

Kathy Hughes, A Collector’s Guide To Nineteenth-Century Jugs, 2 (Dallas: Taylor Publishing Company, 1991), 45, no. 109, ill.

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.