Stoneware ‘Royal Patriotic Jug’, Samuel Alcock & Co. Hill Pottery, Burslem, c.1855
designed by George Eyre during the Crimean War, with black transfer of a battlescene and mourning familiy verso, with burnt Sienna and gilt highlights
height 7.75" — 19.7 cm.
makers mark with registration diamond for December 27th, 1854
The Royal Patriotic Fund Corporation was a charitable body set up under Royal Warrant and headed by Prince Albert during the Crimean War to provide financial aid to the familys of fallen soldiers.
Department: Decorative Arts
Maps & Militaria