Shakespear Spendthrift Miser Jug

Shakespear Spendthrift Miser Jug

Catalogue No: J007

£ 395.00


A very attractive Prattware jug featuring 'Shakespear the Poet' brightly coloured in relief mould below the spout, flanked by  caricatures of 'The Miser' and 'The Spendthrift'. Very well potted with fine feathering and stippled surfaces between the raised panels of the subjects, beautifully tactile and very well decorated.


Circa 1790


Approx - 7.5 inches (190mm) tall.


In very good condition throughout.


For a similar jug, see: S Beddoe A Potted History  page 199 Also, J & G Lewis Prattware page 197


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