TWO WEDGWOOD CREAMWARE JUGS CIRCA 1780-90
both transfer-printed in black, one on either side with a hunting scene and painted initials I.G under the spout; the other printed on one side with a riverside scene, and the other side painted with initials I E B over date 1783., both with impressed lowercase Wedgwood marks.
Heights 7 3/4, 6⅝ in.
19.7, 17 cm
The first jug is in generally good condition, with only a minor small flat chip to the edge of the foot and some minor scratch marks to the printed decoration. The spout of the second jug is restored, the overspray extending around the rim above the riverside scene and probably covering additional restored chips and/or cracks; some minor scratches to the printed decoration.
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