A creamware Argylle and a puzzle jug
Lot 68
A rare creamware argyll and a puzzle jug, circa 1765
£800 - 1,000
US$ 1,300 - 1,600

Lot Details
A rare creamware argyll and a puzzle jug, circa 1765
The puzzle jug attributed to Thomas Whieldon and of pear shape, a collar below the pierced rim applied the three nozzles, the distinctive silver shaped handle scored with a line down each side, 19.7cm high (chips to nozzles, fine cracks to rim), the argyll with a ribbed spout and entwined ropetwist handle applied with flowers and leaves at the terminal, two floret applied to the crescent-shaped section partially covering the top, 14.3cm high (a few chips and small losses)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The puzzle jug from the Donald Towner Collection, illustrated by Tom Walford, The Search for Whieldon's Creamware, ECC Trans., Vol.17, Pt.3, p.441. The elaborate handle form matches examples found on the Fenton Vivian site.
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