Church and King- Herculaneum Jug

Church and King- Herculaneum Jug

Catalogue No: J083

£ 495.00

Description:

A stupendous jug with a wonderful geometric shape and design, from the horizontal beading on the tall, shaped neck through to the fluted base with its one horizontal band. A stylish, angular handle with impressive terminals and very well executed floral decoration, typical of this famous pottery.

The simple inscription 'CHURCH and KING'  so evocative, a superb piece.

 

Circa 1780

 

Approx - 6.5 inches (165mm) tall.

 

In very good condition throughout with some restoration to the handle. Typical, minor paint losses and scratching.

 

For a similar jug see: A Smith Liverpool Herculaneum pottery  frontispiece and plates 30, 31.

 

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