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