Blue sprigged drybody mug, bachanaic scenes, c.1815

$495.00 AUD

Fine quality blue sprigged drybody mug, the finely potted piece with tapering footrim, applied with detailed bachanaic scenes spaced by trees, a classical flower frieze to the rim, the handle with shell moulded attachments.
Unknown maker,
circa 1815

9.5cm high, 12.5cm wide

good condition

ref. Henrywood ‘British Jugs’ p109 for a jug with this same unique sprigging: “…by an unknown maker 1815-30. Although unmarked, this jug appears to be closely related to others bearing the rectangular pad mark.”

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