Cabbage leaf mask jug
Lot 243*
A Worcester 'Dutch' jug circa 1772
Sold for £3,840 (US$ 6,022) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Worcester 'Dutch' jug
circa 1772
the spout moulded with a bearded male mask, decorated in the workshop of James Giles with large classical urns below the spout and to the sides, the moulded leaf rims picked out in shades of green, the veins in puce, the neck with colourful flower sprays, including a pansy and a tulip, 23cm (9 1/8in) (minor damage only)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Rous Lench Collection, sold Sothebys, 1st July, 1986, lot 246. It is unusual to find a cabbage-leaf jug decorated in the Giles workshop. This type of decoration was quite often used, however, by Giles on larger items such as salad bowls.
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