English Felspathic Pottery Jug, Admiral Nelson and Victory, circa 1805
A rare Yorkshire, Castleford type, felspathic pottery commemorative jug, c. 1805. The white bodied jug, sprigged with well-defined reliefs, Nelson depicted riding in Neptune’s sea horse drawn chariot, holding Neptune’s trident, whilst Neptune holds his crown over the head of Nelson. A relief of The Victory sits beneath the spout, with a further relief of Britannia accompanied by a lion, pointing towards a figure of Victory, brandishing a laurel wreath, and blowing a triumphal horn.
The jug having an angular handle, and edged in blue enamel.
Measures: Height 17 cm, 6 5/8”.
Width 16.5 cm, 6 1/2”.
Depth 13.5 cm, 5 2/8”.
Condition: Perfect. No damage. No restoration.
Height: 17.00 cm, 7"
Width: 16.50 cm, 7"
Depth: 13.00 cm, 5"