[Sca-cooks] Puzzle Jugs Forgot To Change the Heading!
Daniel & Elizabeth Phelps
dephelps at embarqmail.com
Sun Jun 1 09:28:40 PDT 2008
Lady Huette wrote:
> My husband, Master Hroar, doesn't make the Exeter puzzle jug, because he
> really doesn't like
> the figures involved. But he make several other puzzle jugs.
> The classic 15th/16th century puzzle jug and the Brill-Boarstall puzzle
> jug, which is a very
> different puzzle jug.
> There is an Irish puzzle jug found during an excavation of Dublin Bay
> which was also very unique
> in that it has monkeys swordfighting knights on it. I have been trying to
> inspire Hroar to make
> one of these, but he hasn't done so yet.
> One of our apprentices, formerly Mercy the Potter, now Azekura no Mashi,
> is working on the Exeter
> puzzle jug as I write this. I will send links to her photos of it when
> she finishs this project.
I looked at the illustrations and was mightly impressed. Would that I had
his skill. Are there any links to images of the originals mentioned above?
I was also wondering about fuddle cups which appear to be several cups (3?)
cojoined such that they must be drunk in a certain sequence to prevent a
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