A large white felspathic stoneware jug with sprigs. The ribbed neck, spout and upper handle have been brown slip enamelled. With a rouletted beaded band around rim. The handle has acanthus leaf type moulding, as does the spout. There is engine turning above the turned foot, with a shallow turned recessed base.
The body has three impressive finely detailed applied sprigs (bas-
The jug is unmarked but was almost certainly made by Davenport of Longton, Staffordshire. The brown enamel neck being particularly indicative of Davenport products.
Pot ID: AP/792
Dimensions: 165mm highest (to top of spout).
Net Weight (grams): 730
Sadly there is a large crack which runs from the rim on reverse side, travels down under the handle and back up the body on obverse side, stopping at base of neck. A small tight hairline across lower handle terminal. Minor chipping to spout lip and lower handle spur. Shallow chip on inside spout rim. A tight star/spider crack in base.
An impressive and rare piece that displays very well despite the damage and priced to reflect the condition.