Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Chinese, Asian and Other Exotic Themes

Date: 1805-1815

Dimensions:

  • Height: 7.75 in (19.685 cm)

Maker: Cambrian Pottery

Description:

A large cabbage leaf molded earthenware jug printed in blue with the Chinoiserie Fern, also known as Fern Tree, pattern. Characteristic of this Swansea pattern is the geometric border with interlocking diamonds.  The handle has a molded feather pattern at the top where the thumb would be placed.  See the image below revealing old lead staple repairs to the handle.

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