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4 1/2 Pint Water Jug


A large 1920s ironstone water jug with raised banding stamped "Lord Nelson Pottery England" to the underside of the base. 

Plain, unadorned water jugs with clean-lines and simple forms were part of the everyday 19th and early 20th century kitchen. Their purity and functionality is as appealing today as it was then; and when used for either water, milk or flowers, or simply amassed as a decorative collection, they make an arresting addition to the modern home.

Year of manufacture: c.1920

Origin: England

Material: Ceramic ironstone

Diameter base 16cm  Width from spout to handle 23cm

Condition: excellent, with no crazing

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