Drink jug

Johan Grummelier, Vyborg, Finland, 1682.

Silver, gilt.

20,5 cm x 25,0 cm x 17,0 cm.

Jugs intended for serving beer were fashionable in the Baroque period. This jug has straight sides, a hinged lid and three decorative ball feet. The partly gilded jug is decorated in the style of its day, with acanthus leaves and flowers.