Four Caughley cream jugs, circa 1775-85
Lot 161
Four Caughley cream jugs, circa 1775-85
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,449) inc. premium

Lot Details
Four Caughley cream jugs, circa 1775-85
All of barrel shape, decorated in blue, one with grooved bands flanking embossed feather-like scrolls and a flowerhead hung from a ribbon, with a double scroll handle and blue cell border, 8cm high, painted C mark, another with a loop handle, painted with the 'Rock Strata Island' pattern, 7.6cm high (minute abrasion to lip), another printed with the 'Three flowers' pattern, 7.5cm, C mark, the fourth painted with the 'Peony' pattern and bubble border, 7.1cm, painted C mark (handle riveted) (4)

Footnotes

  • These distinctive early Caughley jugs closely follow Worcester prototypes and sometimes the origin is ambiguous. Examples with painted C marks are undoubtedly Caughley, although the maker of the unmarked Rock Strata jug in this lot is uncertain.
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