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Spanish jug, posibly 17th century.

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


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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