Victorian White Ironstone Cream or Milk Pitcher with Pewter Lid by J G Meakin
A very pretty and sweet small white ironstone jug, made by J.G. Meakin in the mid to late 1800s.
This white ironstone pitcher has a pewter lid, helping to ensure milk and cream stays fresh. A simple, rounded design, the piece features some flowers & leaves modelled on the back which are framed by the handle. Make by J.G. Meakin in the mid to late 1800s, it is made in white ironstone china. The J.G. Meakin factory mark is on the base of the jug in black transfer print. Although this jug is small in size, it oozes quality and would make a lovely addition to a white ironstone or kitchenalia collection.
Considering the age of the piece, at around 150 years, it is in remarkable condition. The white ironstone is still clean and bright. There is some wear to the lip of the base, plus odd spots of discoloration, most notably on the base and the rim of the spout from use. There is also a very small hairline from where the pewter lid was attached. This is very small in size and dates from the same time the jug was produced, so is still a very sturdy piece.
Height, 14.5cm; Width, 9.5cm, including handle
UK delivery £4.00 via Royal Mail, please ask for an international quote.