Catalogue No: A043
A vivd allegory of the 1812 Franco-Russian war, this jug is modelled as a Russian Bear holding Napoleon in its forepaws. The French Emperor, wearing a cocked hat clearly impressed with the word 'Boney' and holding a cudgel, forms the spout of the jug, whilst the bear forms the main body of the vessel. An awesome piece of pottery.
Approx - 11 inches (280mm) tall.
In very good condition throughout save minor typical paint losses.
For a similar jug see: S. Beddoe A Potted History. page 93
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