Massive Size Prattware Pitcher with Amorial, Prancing Horse

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Massive size prattware pitcher with amorial, prancing horse and dated 1805 initialed J F B.

A stunning an very rare prattware pottery pitcher initialed J F B and dated 1805 a decorated with a figure of a prancing horse. A striking feature of the pietcher is the amorial crests which are painted on each side of the piece.
The rim border is decorated with houses and this is repeated at the handle.
The scale and the attention to the unique decoration renders this pitcher one of the best examples of Prattware I have ever seen.

Provenance: Private collection North West England and previously in West Virginia USA.
Details
Of the Period
George III
Place of Origin
England
Date of Manufacture
1805
Period
19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Enameled   Ceramic
Hand-Painted   Earthenware
Pottery
Condition
Excellent. Exceptionally good resoration to hairline and at spout..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
12 in. H x 9 in. W x 12 in. D
30 cm H x 23 cm W x 30 cm D
Dealer Location
Woodstock, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU95811129546
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