'Borderware' is the name given to ware from an area on the Hampshire - Surrey border, in production from at least the 16th century. A similar jug from the Harriet Carlton Goldweitz Collection was sold, Sotheby's New York, January 20, 2006, lot 3; a further jug is in the Museum of London Collection, mus. id. A10673. Wares of this type appear to have been exported to the American colonies.