Skip to main content
Lot 386
A Lowestoft jug, circa 1775
18 May 2011, 10:30 BST
New Bond Street

Sold for £840 inc. premium

Own a similar item?

Submit your item online for a free auction estimate.

How to sell

Looking for a similar item?

Our British Ceramics specialists can help you find a similar item at an auction or via a private sale.

Find your local specialist

A Lowestoft jug, circa 1775

Of pear shape, painted in blue with an elaborate Chinese riverscape, a standing fisherman in the foreground, a house with a veranda and a pagoda-like tower on a large island beneath the spout, the reverse with a sailing boat, a 'lattice and flower type 3' border below the interior rim, 18.2cm high (fine cracks, small restoration to spout)


Provenance: The Godden Reference Collection. A coffee pot and cover of the same pattern is illustrated by Sheenah Smith, Lowestoft Porcelain in Norwich Castle Museum Vol I, number 123 and another by Geoffrey Godden, English Blue and White Porcelain (2004), pl 361, p 293. A bowl of the pattern in the Victoria and Albert Museum is inscribed 'Robert Harper Cantley 1773'

Additional information