Inscribed Creamware Table Jug
- Sold for:
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
- Date / Time :
- April 08, 2016 10:00AM
Inscribed Creamware Table Jug, England, c. 1773, probably Staffordshire in the manner of William Greatbatch, of bulbous form with an ear-shaped loop handle and press-molded spout depicting a bearded man, polychrome enamel-decorated, one side with a drapery border above a scene with gentleman seated and smoking a long pipe, the reverse with a house in a fenced landscape, below the spout and within a foliate framed cartouche inscribed "Joseph Cook 1773," ht. 6 1/2 in.
Provenance: Jonathan Horne.
Literature: Similar illustrated in William Greatbatch - A Staffordshire Potter, by Barker, plate 119.
Professionally restored to rim, spout, handle and to hole at one side of body. very slight and scattered spider lines to glaze.
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