c1815 Mason’s Ironstone Hydra Jug in Blue & Gold


A very good, early Mason's Ironstone Hydra Jug (snake handle) or pitcher which is decorated in a deep blue, with heavy gilding and hand painted flowers.

The jug has an octagonal hydra shape with a notched snake handle. The Georgian jug has both the impressed and printed mark on the base, dating it to around 1815. Condition is very good, with just a bit of wear to the gilding.

Size: 16 x 17.5 x 19 cm (6 ¼ x 6 7/8 x 7 ½ inches)
Weight: 1225 g