Large Ironstone Sponge Ware Jug

Large Ironstone Sponge Ware Jug

SKU: RJ00650
£60.00Price

In the Victorian period, ironstone pottery was developed in the Staffordshire potteries, it was introduced as a more economical alternative to porcelain. 

 

This is a lovely example of a large ironstone jug, decorated with a sponge ware design, which was literaly as it says, dipping a sponge into the glaze and making a design around the objects, this became a very popular style of decorating in the middle of the Victorian period.

 

Condition is very good

 

Dmensions: 27cm high x 20cm