Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Commemorative, Heraldic and Historical Events

Date: 1809-1810

Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 4.61 in (11.70 cm)
  • Height: 5.20 in (13.20 cm)
  • Length: 6.18 in (15.70 cm)

Maker: Unknown

Description:

Pearlware jug printed in red with Frederick, Duke of York, and his mistress Mrs Mary Anne Clarke. Second son of George III and commander-in-chief of the army, the duke was accused of corruption in 1809 because it was alleged that Mrs Clarke was taking money from officers looking for promotion.   

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