Adams & Bromley Majolica Fern Jug with Pewter Lid c.1880
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Adams & Bromley Majolica Fern Jug with Pewter Lid c.1880

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Height:18cm (7inches)

Modelled with a bark body decorated with large fern leaves, the handle formed as a branch all under a pewter lid.

Fern-Fever ( Pteridomania) was a Victorian craze for fernsThe Fern motif was used on many Victorian objects from table clothes, inlay in furniture, glass ware and silver ware. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pteridomania

For more information on Adams & Bromley Majolica see 'Majolica Mania' Bard Graduate Centre NY, (Curatorial Advisor Nicolaus Boston), pages 186-209 

 


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