An Isleworth sparrow beak jug, Plantation pattern (filled chip)
Lot 158
An Isleworth sparrow beak jug, circa 1768-75
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 2,954) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Isleworth sparrow beak jug, circa 1768-75
Of generous size and plain pear shape with a loop handle moulded with slight ribs, printed in blue with the 'Plantation' pattern of bamboo and peony growing within a fenced enclosure, a pavilion by billboard rocks on the reverse, an arcaded border painted beneath the rim, 9.1cm high (restored chip to tip of spout)

Footnotes

  • Illustrated by Roger Massey, Jacqueline Pearce and Ray Howard, Isleworth Pottery and Porcelain (2003), p.105 (middle). A similar jug from the Watney Collection was sold in these rooms on 22 September 1999, lot 412, lacking the painted border seen on the present lot which is most unusual.
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