'Boney' Bear Jug

'Boney' Bear Jug

Catalogue No: A043

£ 2750.00

Description:

A vivd depiction of the Franco Russian war of 1812 in the form of a jug modelled as a Russian Bear holding the spout, in the form of the French Emperor , in it's forepaws. Napoleon wearing his cocked hat clearly impressed: 'Boney' and holding a cudgel. An awesome piece of pottery.

 

Circa 1812

 

Approx - 11 inches (280mm) tall.

 

In very good condition throughout save minor typical paint losses.

 

For a similar jug see: S. Beddoe  A Potted History. page 93

 

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