A Rare Wedgwood Pottery Pearlware Hunting Jug, Circa 1810-20 - Earle D. Vandekar - For Sale
A Rare Wedgwood Pottery Pearlware Hunting Jug, Circa 1810-20 - Earle D. Vandekar
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A Fine Wedgwood Pearlware Hunting Jug, Circa 1810. This ovoid jug has a cylindrical neck, a projecting lip and a ribbed ear-shaped loop handle. Bat printed on each side in puce is a hunting scene. ;A thin gilt band encircles the bottom as well as lining the shoulder, the top rim, spout, lip and handle. ;A gilt rosette decorates the projecting lip as well as the back of the handle in a larger version. ;Under the lip are the scrolling gilt initials "TW" framed by a circular gilt garland, minor rubbing to gilt on spout. Dimensions: 6 1/2 in high (16.5 cm) Jugs of this nature were manufactured between 1810-1820. ;The bat printing subject of a hunting scene was one of the more popular early 19th-century subjects. ;The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery in Stoke-on-Trent has a similar puce-colored jug with a matching beaker, cat. Q12/13. Marks: Impressed "WEDGWOOD" and four squares forming a square.