Torquay Watcombe Pottery jug, sail boats, Kingsley quote, c. 1920’s

$275.00 AUD

Handsome Torquay Watcombe Pottery jug, of sparrow-beak form with pierced strained and long internal flange to the lid, the body with white slip ground, well painted to one side with fishing boats reflecting in the sea, the other with a lengthy incised verse from Charles Kingsley (‘The Invitation- To Tom Hughes’ 1856) :

‘Do the work that’s nearest

Tho its dull at whiles

Helping when you meet them

Lame dogs over stiles’ .

Plack stamp mark ‘WATCOMBE / TORQUAY / ENGLAND’

Circa 1920’s






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