Spanish jug, posibly 17th century.

 
Spanish jug, posibly 17th century.
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

Description

A tin-glazed earthenware jug with polychrome decoration. The scene on the jug illustrates an enema being administered and includes an inscription, 'I am Don Joaquin Hernandez's jar. Through intense devotion to my constitution I find myself on this occasion shamefully syringed at the hands of a serf.'

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