Beautifully formed antique English black bat printed creamware jug or pitcher. Georgian era bulbous footed jug has two different scenes of mothers with small children. Regency or Empire dresses and Neo Classical motifs (including a lyre) are circa 1800. One scene portrays a mother holding a doll while playing with her young daugher. The second scene depicts a seated woman perhaps play dancing with a young child -- a lyre is placed behind the woman, indicating music. This scene is partially rubbed off. Tall pedestal creates an elegant profile.
Molded spout has foliate design.
MEASUREMENTS: 5 1/2" tall. 5" spout to handle. Outer circumference 14".
CONDITION: excellent antique condition. Jug is over 200 years old with no chips or cracks. One scene has partially rubbed off. Black painted top rim is has paint loss. An estate piece, it has been well cared for.
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This shop ships jewelry USPS First Class Mail. An upgrade to Priority Mail is available if you need it.
Domestic orders of tea cups and other china and porcelain purchases ship USPS Priority Mail. International china orders Ship USPS First Class if possible as Priority shipping is extremely expensive. Priority shipping is available upon request or if the package is too heavy or large to ship First Class. Packages over 4 pounds or in a box that is longer than 12 inches will have to ship Priority.
Any domestic or international order over $200 ships Priority with signature confirmation.
This shop has a one day turn around policy on jewelry and two days on china, tea cups and linens.
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Currently, we do not ship to Mexico due to customs problems. International buyers will be responsible for any or all duties and custom charge
If you are purchasing tea cups or china from us for an international address please note that we are charging what it costs us to ship. We pack with bubble wrap and styrofoam peanuts (not paper) to ensure a safe arrival.
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We sell only vintage or antique items. Vintage is at least 20 years old. We define "antique" as any item that is 100 years or more old. Anything from the 1920s or earlier is antique. All of these items are pre-owned and have been subject to use and time. We describe visible damage. By definition vintage and antique materials may show signs of age including patinas, tarnish and scratches. Please keep this in mind when shopping for vintage goods.
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