Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Commemorative, Heraldic and Historical Events

Date: 1757-1760

Dimensions:

  • Height: 7.24 in (18.40 cm)

Maker: Worcester

Maker's Mark:

Printed

Description:

This pear shaped Worcester jug is transfer printed in black with a portrait bust of George II.  The other side of the jug bears a print of a sailing ship and below the spout is a print entitled "Liberty" on a scroll. This shows a boy holding a cap of liberty, seated amongst military trophies and below a royal crown.  This print is signed "RH Worcester" with an anchor, for Robert Hancock as engraver and Richard Holdship as printer.  

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