Samuel Alcock & Co Gothic Style Glazed Earthenware Jug with Celtic Style Dragon Handle c.1855
Height: 20cm (8 inches)
Designed as a bulbous vase form body with a Celtic Dragon Handle, with gilded Gothic motif against an orange ground with a green neck
Transfer marks to underside S.A.&Co. painted shape number: no.3-9983
Provenance: The Peter Rose and Albert Gallichan Collection
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.
Samuel Alcock & Co were manufacturers of Porcelain, Parian, Majolica & earthenware at Cobridge, Staffordshire between 1828-1859.
For more information on Samual Alcock see https://collections.vam.ac.uk/search/?q=Samuel%20Alcock%20%26%20Co.