Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Amor
Various activitiesHandling bow and arrows Aiming or shooting an arrowAt a couple
Pegasus
Single figure
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Jonas (A.V. Jonah) Jonas disgorged by the sea-monster (2:11)
SOCIAL LIFE
Love
Practice of love or love-makingKissing and embracing
Further details
Jar decorated with Jonah vomited onto the beach by the whale, watched by a woman and a boy, and a pair of lover embrasing with a dog beside them as Cupid aims an arrow at them. The base shows a winged horse.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Savona
DATE
circa 1675 - circa 1700
LOCATION
Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Timothy Wilson, Italian Maiolica and Europe, Oxford 2017, cat. no. 121
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RELATIONS
other side of object
other jar in pair
other jar in pair, alternate view
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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