Three milk jugs, circa 1750-60
Lot 22
Three milk jugs, circa 1750-60
Sold for £875 (US$ 1,470) inc. premium
Lot Details
Three milk jugs, circa 1750-60
Of pear shape with three paw feet, scrolled handles and sparrow beak spouts, applied in relief with fruiting vine, one in saltglaze, some of the white reliefs picked out in blue against the drab-coloured ground, 12.2cm high, another lead-glazed with tortoiseshell decoration, the reliefs picked out in gold, 13.5cm, the third in creamware with gilded highlights, 11.7cm high (all lacking covers, some damage) (3)

Footnotes

  • The gilded creamware jug is illustrated by Roger Massey, Understanding Creamware, Creamware and Pearlware Re-Visited (2005), p16. The saltglaze jug is illustrated by Diana Edwards, The influence of Salt-Glazed Stoneware on Creamware, Creamware and Pearlware Re-Visited (2005), fig.3, p.148
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  1. John Sandon
    Specialist - British Ceramics
    Bonhams
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