A rare royal commemorative creamware jug, circa 1770
Lot 40
A rare royal commemorative creamware jug, circa 1770
Sold for £2,000 (US$ 3,223) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare royal commemorative creamware jug, circa 1770
Printed in Liverpool, of gently swelling shape, printed in black with a profile portrait of 'George III King of Great Britain', wearing the garter star, a cartouche containing the crown above, a circular cartouche below the spout 'King and Constitution', and the reverse with a print of the royal coat of arms, 18cm high

Footnotes

  • A jug with the same print of George III was sold in our New Bond Street rooms, 7 December 2005, lot 23. A matching mug was in the Herbert Ward collection sold by Bonhams 8 September 1990, lot 824. A closely related print of George III occurs on Chaffers porcelain signed 'T Billinge Sc' for the engraver Thomas Billinge.
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