White stoneware moulded jug, ‘Four Seasons’ registered 25th August 1852. Charles Meigh & Son. AP/1454.


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Crisply mouled white stoneware jug with a thin vapour glaze. The subject includes four children figures within floral rococo scroll cartouches, each representing one of the four Seasons. Hence the design name of ‘Four Seasons’.
The spout has a Bacchus mask. Upper handle is trifurcated and moulded as a goat head. The lower terminal has a bearded man face mask. The base has a moulded lozenge registration mark for the 25th August 1852, as well as impressed numbers “24” and “16”. This jug design has been attributed to Charles Meigh & Son, Old Hall Pottery, Hanley, Staffordshire, 1851-1861.

Pot ID: AP/1454
Dimensions: 187mm high to top of handle.
Net Weight (grams): 574
Date: c.1852-1861

Condition Report:
Small shallow chip on top edge of rim on obverse side.

Weight 1251 g