Viking character jug - Studio Szeiler circa 1970

Viking character jug produced in a Rockingham finish by Studio Szeiler of Burslem England circa 1970. Viking is the common name given to seafaring people primarily from Scandinavia who from the late 8th to the late 11th centuries raided, pirated, traded and settled throughout parts of Europe. They also voyaged as far as the Mediterranean, North Africa, Volga Bulgaria, the Middle East, and North America. In some of the countries they raided and settled in this period is known as the Viking Age. The Vikings had a profound impact on the early medieval history of Scandinavia, the British Isles, France, Estonia, and Kievan Rus. Note the axe handle.

Maker:

Studio Szeiler

England

20th century

Model:

Rockingham

Height:

medium

Viking character jug - Studio Szeiler circa 1970
Viking character jug - Studio Szeiler circa 1970
Viking character jug - Studio Szeiler circa 1970
Viking character jug - Studio Szeiler circa 1970
Viking character jug - Studio Szeiler circa 1970
Viking character jug - Studio Szeiler circa 1970
Viking character jug - Studio Szeiler circa 1970