K92 HUGE Antique Sunderland Pink Lustre Mariners ‘The Sailors Tear’ Jug – SOLD

This is a Stunning HUGE Antique Sunderland Pink Lustre Mariners Jug entitled ‘The Sailors Tear’. The main body is in amazing condition for its age, no chips whatsoever, just a couple of areas of glaze loss around the rim & one indentation just below the rim which clearly happened at the time of manufacture as it is fully glazed BUT as you can see the handle has a spectacular stapled antique repair. I personally think it a very beautiful repair and is most definitely part of its charm. This is an absolute WHOPPER of a jug which looks utterly fabulous filled with flowers – imagine it on an entrance hall table… I would describe the background colour as very definitely CREAM rather than white. It is decorated with gorgeous pink lustre squiggles all around as well as 3 cartouche which read:

“THE SAILORS TEAR” “He leap’d into the boat, as it lay upon the strand; But oh! his heart was far away, With friends upon the land, He thought of those he lov’d the best, A wife and infant dear; And feeling fill’d the sailor’s breast, The sailor’s eye – a tear”

“May Peace & Plenty on our Nation Smile, Trade with Commerce, Bless the British Isle”

“THE MARINER’S COMPASS”

Measurements: approx 24cm high by 29cm wide from handle to spout

Price: £195

Ref no: K92

SOLD

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