Watcombe Torquay Pottery jug, hand-painted Sunset Boats, earlier 20th c.

$280.00 AUD

Large Torquay Watcombe Pottery jug of slightly tapered straight-sided form, painted with a continuous scene of ‘Brixham trawler’ fishing vessels silhouetted against a sunset sea, in yellows, oranges and pinks.

Hand-painted mark ‘Watcombe / Torquay / England’

Earlier 20th century



Watcombe Pottery was founded in 1871; in 1901 it merged with the larger Torquay pottery firm of Aller Vale, but continued to make ‘Watcombe’ marked pieces. This script mark indicates an earlier 20th century date.




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