Antique English Sussex Pottery 19th Century Glazed Jug
Of the various types of traditional English country pottery made during the 18th and 19th centuries, Sussex pottery is some of the most attractive and desirable. Sussex pottery was made at a handful of small local potteries and examples are typically made of a deep reddish-brown earthenware coated in a distinctive speckled glaze, the speckling cause by an excess of iron in the clay. Most wares were functional, being made for local rural communities.
This is a nice sturdy jug with exceptional glaze. Height 14.75 cm (5.75 inches). Minor scratches to the glaze around the waist, a tiny spot of glaze loss to the spout edge, and a chip to the rim. Of course, through use, many examples of Sussex pottery do have some damage; overall condition is very good and there is no restoration or repair.
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