A rare, large, early-18th century, English delftware drug jar, ‘Mel : Anglican’

September 18, 2019 2:40 pm Published by

TALL OVOID SHAPE DECORATED WITH BIRDS PERCHED AMONGST LEAFY BRANCHES IN THE TOP CORNERS WITH A BASKET OF FRUIT IN THE CENTRE. ‘MEL:ANGLICAN’ (ENGLISH HONEY) MARKED ON A LABEL. BELOW AN ANGELS FACE WITH SPREAD WINGS AND PENDANT TASSELS AND FLOWERS. DECORATED IN BLUE ON A WHITE GLAZE. RESTORED. PROBABLY LONDON, CIRCA 1720.

HEIGHT : 33.00 CM./13.00 IN.
DIAMETER : 32.00 CM./81.00 IN.

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