Crested Ware Puzzle Jug - Chester

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£14.00
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Typically in the form of small white glazed porcelain models, made from 1858 to 1939 crested ware items carry the coat of arms of the place where they were sold. Carlton, Shelley and Arcadian, made souvenir crested ware but Goss is considered the most collectable.
 
This sweet little crested ware item has been created in the design of an old english puzzle jug and bears the coat of arms for the city of Chester. It measures approx. 3" in height, 2.25" in width (including the handle) and weighs 37g.
 
It doesn't show an easily recognisable  makers mark but features a motto on the reverse side that reads 'Try how to drink and not to spill, And prove the utmost of thy skill' and the origin of the design on the base 'Model of an Old English Puzzle Jug at the South Kensington Museum London Made in England'
 
It is in good condition with no chips, cracks or signs of repair (the visible hole in the handle is part of the design of the puzzle jug). There is wear to the gilt detail in places and to the motto on the reverse but this doesn't detract from the overall charm of the piece.
 

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