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Source Description:

Frances Barlow.  An eagle attacking poultry; an eagle flying down towards chickens and their young c.1694. Compliments of the British Museum.

While some elements of this source print were not included in the pattern and the image was reversed, it is possible that the Barlow design was the source for this pattern.

Additional Image:

Shown here is the opposite side of the jug.


A view of the pattern under the spout.


Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Animals

Date: c. 1820-1830


  • Height: 5.50 in (13.97 cm)

Maker: Unknown


An earthenware Dutch shaped jug with molded loop handle printed in black and painted both underglaze and overglaze in multiple colors with rust red serving as the ground color.  Three distinct patterns are found in cartouches, each with a different scene:  One comprised of a rooster, two hens and three chicks in a farmyard setting.  The hen and rooster attempt to fight off a...