Caughley Blue and White 'Temple' Pattern Milk Jug, c1785

A beautiful Caughley Temple pattern milk jug dating from c1785. This jug is decorated in blue and white transfer print of an oriental scene known as the Temple pattern.

 

This charming oriental scene includes pagodas, houses a stone bridge over which rides a person on horse back. Boats, Islands, rocks and trees are also included.

The tapered body of the jug is fluted. There is an applied gilded line running round the base of the jug

 

There is a sparrow beak type of pouring lip. The serrated top rim of the jug is also gilded. The inner rim of the jug has a decorative oriental blue and white band of decoration, known as the 'Fitzhugh' type which is associated with the 'Templ'e pattern.

 

The handle of the jug has a protruding thumb spur for ease of holding and pouring. The back edge of the handle is also gilded with a line, as are the sides and top of the handle.

 

There is no manufacturer's mark on this jug,  but it is a Caughley jug from c1785.

 

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Size and Weight:

  • 3" (70mm) height of the jug
  • 4½" (115mm) distance from the tip of the spout to the back edge of the handle
  •  3" (70mm) diameter of the jug at the top rim
  • 5oz (140gms) weight of the jug
  • (values are approximate)

Marks:

There is no manufacturer's mark, but this is a Jug from the famous Caughley factory, decorated with a blue and white transfer print of the 'Temple' pattern, c1785

Condition:

This delightful Caughley jug is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, repairs or restoration. The only very minor imperfection is some wear to the gilding in general, otherwise a lovely Eighteenth century jug for the collector.

Description
Description A beautiful Caughley Temple pattern milk jug dating from c1785. This jug is decorated in blue and white transfer print of an oriental scene known as the Temple pattern.
Year of Manufacture c1785
Pattern Temple
Condition (See main description for full details and pictures) This delightful Caughley jug is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, repairs or restoration. The only very minor imperfection is some wear to the gilding in general, otherwise a lovely Eighteenth century jug for the collector.

Caughley Blue and White 'Temple' Pattern Milk Jug, c1785

  • Brand: Caughley
  • Product Code: p1338
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £95.00


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