Creamware Hope Springs Eternal Jug

Creamware Hope Springs Eternal Jug

Catalogue No: J119

£ 595.00

Description:

An early creamware jug featuring a transfer of a ship, flying the ensign, in full sail and on the reverse another transfer showing a dejected woman, sitting by an anchor and luggage,  on the harbour front while her love sails away. A verse from Alexander Pope 'Hope Springs Eternal In The Human Breast' within a 'starburst' surround sits above.

 

Circa 1790

 

Approx - 7 inches (180mm) tall.

 

In fair to good condition with nibbles to the base and paint losses throughout, with a restored spout.

 

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