AN UNUSUAL SMALL DEVON SLIPWARE DATED HARVEST JUG
Barnstaple or Fremington, perhaps by George Fishley, of bulbous form, affixed with a loop handle with coiled lower terminal, decorated beneath the spout in cream slip with the Royal coat-of-arms supported by a crowned lion and a unicorn beneath the initials GR, and beneath the handle with a roundel incised The Sacred gift/ of Friends[hip] take/ and keep it for the/ givers Sake/ 1788/ 1788.
height 9 1/8 in.
Jonathan Horne, London, March 2000, bearing label
Vogel Collection no. 679
Jonathan Horne, A Collection of Early English Pottery, Part XX, Cat. no. 579