Green sculpted water jug
Opulent water jug in green pottery moulded all over with storks, oak branches and a ram’s head; antique English Victorian 19th century.
Condition: Antique — two small chips on the storks
Aesthetic style was very popular in the 1870s and 1880s. The homewares in Aesthetic fashion were elegantly designed and useful; the decoration had to be aesthetic, which meant elegant, tasteful and not garish. Design elements were inspired by the imports of ceramics, lacquer furniture and fabrics from the Far East.
- 17.5 cm high
Porcelain, ironstone and pottery are tough materials. Wash all ceramics normally in a warm water with a sponge. Be gentle with overglaze decorations.
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