An Antique Victorian Stoneware Pottery Moulded Jug
Decorated with Fantastical Elephant & Camel Carriages
Unmarked but probably by one of the Yorkshire potteries
(possibly Leathley Lane Pottery, Hunslet, Leeds)
20 cm high x 14.5 cm diameter
A charming mid-Victorian jug with highly fanciful decoration, in a moulded cream coloured stoneware body (drabware) with orientalist scenes of fantastical carriages to either side, pulled respectively by elephants and camels. The neck with grape and vine decoration the handle with scrolling hop decoration. Two palm trees beneath the spout. The base standing on short scrolling rococo feet.
See Page 235 of John D Griffin, "The Yorkshire Potteries", Leeds Art Fund, 2012
Good antique condition, general craquelure and some discolouration. Minor fritting and minor chips.
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