Hill Pottery Co. Porcelain Gothic Revival Jug c.1865
Designed as a bulbous vase form body with a Celtic Dragon Handle, with gilded Gothic motif against a French blue ground in the style of A.W.N. Pugin.
Height; 20cm (8 inches)
Transfer mark for Hill Pottery to underside.
Provenance: The Peter Rose and Albert Gallichan Collection
This piece can be seen displayed on a side table in the dining room of Peter Rose and Albert Gallichan in the book 'The Best of Arts & Crafts', Author: Brian Coleman, Published: Schiffer and on page 52 and 61.
Peter Rose and Albert Gallichan were pioneering collectors of 19th Century fine and decorative arts and this unique collection was a shared passion assembled over the course of a lifetime from the 1950s onwards. The collection was regarded and recognised as academically important, a number of bequests of both decorative and fine arts from the collection have been accepted by museums includingThe British Museum and the Ashmolean.
Hill Pottery Co. Burslem, Staffordshire, England, ca. 1861-67 formerly Samuel Alcock & Co.
For a Hill Pottery Co Neo Classical style vase in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum see: