jug (containers)

Liverpoolware jug with a pouring spout and a singular handle. Halfway down the body underneath the spout there is a small ledge with three thumb-sized indentations. The jug is white-ground pottery with a transfer decoration of a ship on one side, under which is an inscription, 'Northumberland 74'. There are two poems, one underneath the spout and the other on the side opposite the ship decoration, each with a black and white border of flowers. The jug is decorated with purple and gold lustre in bands and brush-stroke patterns.

There is a piece of paper with the jug which reads: 'Liverpool Ware / unregistered - / no history'.

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