A very rare Cuaghley creamer, entwined handle, Royal Lily pattern, A Caughley jug of similar shape, corrugated neck, gilded decoration, and a Caughley jug, similar shape, fruit sprays
Lot 175
Three rare Caughley milk jugs, circa 1785-90
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,352) inc. premium
Lot Details
Three rare Caughley milk jugs, circa 1785-90
One of most unusual double-ogee bucket shape with an entwined handle, painted in blue with the 'Royal Lily' pattern, the borders heightened in gold and red enamel, 7.5cm high (fine crack in base of handle), the other two jugs of rounded form with corrugated borders and double ogee handles, one printed in dark blue with the 'Fruit Sprays' pattern, 9.3cm high, the other decorated just with undulating foliage in gold, 9.2cm high (3)

Footnotes

  • The shape of the Royal Lily pattern jug was adapted from a chocolate cup by the addition of a lip at one side.
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