An ovoid jug
Lot 131
A fine creamware jug, circa 1765-75
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 3,943) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine creamware jug, circa 1765-75
Possibly Leeds, of ovoid shape with a finely reeded crossover handle applied at the terminals with flowers and fruit, the spout unusually flanked by applied acanthus leaves, painted with a colourfully-dressed country gentleman, the reverse with a house in a hilly landscape, inscribed below the lip 'Ed Clayton', 20.2cm high (cracked, some staining)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: the Donald Towner Collection. Exhibited in the ECC Jubilee exhibition 1977, fig.79. Also shown in the NCS Creamware and Pearlware Exhibition 1986, No.31. This celebrated jug was illustrated by Donald Towner, Creamware (1978) on the dust jacket and at colour plate E where the painting is attributed to Jasper Robinson.
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