English Creamware Pottery Large Jug Decorated with Rustic View of Farm on Each Side

English Creamware Large Jug Decorated with Rustic Scenes of Farm Buildings and Farm Animals,

Staffordshire or Yorkshire,

Circa 1785.

(Ref: ny8369-mip)

This charming creamware pottery jug is hand-painted on each side with different rural farm scenes.  To one side is a large house with a mare & foal in the pasture in front of the house. On the reverse side is a thatched house with smoke issuing from the chimney, with a lady sitting outside the door beside a ladder that reaches to the roof and she appears to be holding a broom.  In the yard in front of her are chickens and a small dog.  Below the spout is an oval orange panel with an entwining leaf band and within are the initials I. I.

Dimensions: 8 inches high x 8 inches wide x 6 1/2 inches (20.32 cm high x 20.32 wide x 16.51 cm deep).

Reference: See "Creamware & Pearlware- The Fifth Exhibition from the Northern Ceramics Society Catalogue",  Page 71, #31 for a similar type of painting of a farm on a jug.  The entry says possibly Leeds but there is no documentary or excavated evidence to confirm the attribution.

Dealer Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.
Date: 1785
Origin England
Measurements 8 inches high x 8 inches wide x 6 1/2 inches
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website http://vandekar.com
Price 2000
Contact Paul Vandekar, 212-308-2022 or  info@vandekar.com

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