A charming Caughley milk jug, delightfully decorated with "Dresden Sprigs and Festoon Border", c1790.

This beautiful milk jug has a tapering cylindrical body that has moulded ribbed vertical fluting, this creates a delightful shape.

 

The body of the jug is decorated with the "Dresden flower sprigs" in underglaze cobalt blue and rich honey coloured gilding. A thick gilded line runs around the base of the jug

 

There is a sparrow beak shaped poring lip which is perfectly balanced by the scrolled handle of the jug. The rim of the jug is scalloped and gilded. Further gilding is applied to the back of the handle.

 

Inside the rim of the jug is the festoon blue and gilded border, a very delicate and elegant design. The scalloped rim of the jug is also gilded.

     

This is a very elegant Caughley Milk Jug with Tapering Cylindrical Fluted Body, decorated with "Dresden Sprigs and Festoon Border", c1790

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Size and Weight: (values are approximate)

  • 2¾" (72mm) in height.
  • 4½" (110mm) in length from the tip of the spout to back edge of the handle.
  • 4½oz (133gms) in weight.

Marks:

The jug is marked on the base with the underglaze blue Caughley Salopian 'S' mark. The jug dates from c1790.

 

Condition:

This beautiful milk jug is in good condition with no chips, cracks, repairs or restoration. The only minor imperfections are some wear to the gilding on the scalloped rim of the jug and to the back of the handle. It is a very good milk jug for the collector of Caughley or early English tea wares.

Description
Description Jug
Year of Manufacture c1790
Pattern Dresden Sprigs and Festoon Border
Condition (See main description for full details and pictures) This beautiful milk jug is in good condition with no chips, cracks, repairs or restoration. The only minor imperfections are some wear to the gilding on the scalloped rim of the jug and to the back of the handle. It is a very good milk jug for the collector of Caughley or early English tea wares.

Caughley Milk Jug with Tapering Cylindrical Fluted Body, decorated with "Dresden Sprigs and Festoon Border", c1790

  • Brand: Caughley
  • Product Code: p1318
  • Availability: Sold
  • £75.00


Tags: Caughley, Jug, Tapering, Cylindrical, Fluted, Dresden Sprigs and Festoon Border