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Large Staffordshire Blue And White Pitcher Ca. 1900

England Ca. 1900

An unusually large Staffordshire pottery transfer-ware pitcher with a variant of the Oriental Blue Willow pattern only with an English countryside version called “Spode’s Tower” by Copeland the successor to the Spode manufactory.

Price

$350

Condition

Very good condition except for all over crackle in the glaze. This is natural occurring crackle not the imitation used on later copies. There are also a few short hair lines seen only on the interior near the base.

Measurements

9.75" H X 13" L X 10" Diam.

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