'Boney' Bear Jug

'Boney' Bear Jug

Catalogue No: A043

£ 2250.00


A vivd allegory of the 1812 Franco-Russian war, this jug is  modelled as a Russian Bear holding Napoleon in its forepaws. The French Emperor, wearing a cocked hat clearly impressed with the word 'Boney' and holding a cudgel, forms the spout of the jug, whilst the bear forms the main body of the vessel. An awesome piece of pottery.


Circa 1812


Approx - 11 inches (280mm) tall.


In very good condition throughout save minor typical paint losses.


For a similar jug see: S. Beddoe  A Potted History. page 93


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