Staffordshire Pottery commemorative mug, Wesley Centenary 1839

$345.00 AUD

Interesting Staffordshire Pottery mug, printed in black with commemorative inscriptions for the John Wesley Centenary, 1839, including a portrait engraving of him to the front; the sides with ‘curtain’ divisions reserving the inscriptions:

‘ REV JOHN WESLEY, Founder of METHODISM. Born June 17th 1703 DIED Mar 2 1791.’

and

‘CELEBRATION of the  CENTENARY OF WESLEYAN METHODISM. est 28th 1839’

the interior with a border of flowers.

Maker unknown,

circa 1839

ref. trinsferwarecollectorsclub.org pattern no. 19720

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