A Liverpool, Philip Christian factory, sparrow beak jug, c. 1768, with a grooved handle, painted in blue with the so-called Liver Bird pattern and A Philip Christian small sparrow beak jug, , c.1768, formal coloured flowers and a red 'crowsfoot' border
Lot 116
Two Philip Christian sparrow beak jugs Circa 1768.
Sold for £420 (US$ 705) inc. premium
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Two Philip Christian sparrow beak jugs
Circa 1768.
With grooved handles, the larger painted in blue with the so-called 'Liver Bird' pattern, the bird perched on a flowering branch, a diaper border below the rim, 8.4cm high, the smaller painted in colours with a spray and sprigs of garden flowers, a red crowsfoot border below the rim, 7.4cm high (chip to tip of spout) (2)
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