Dunmore Pottery
Small character jug with snake handle and prominent spout, maroon glaze. There is a bearded face supporting the spout, and small masks with extensive tendrils on the sides. The handle rises above the rim of the jug and an offshoot ends in a snake's head above the mouth. The glaze is thinnest on the top arch of the handle and here there is a series of small dot holes. These holes were probably not intentional and appear to have been caused by gas bubbles. The lower end of the handle contains a loop, below which the tail lies flat against the body of the jug and is serrated.
Stamped DUNMORE, type 1 (even line) on the base. The base has little glaze, revealing the cream coloured fabric.
Probably based on a Palissy piece.
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Dimensions:0 - Whole:H 16cm (H 6 5/16")
Dimensions:base:Dia 8cm (Dia 3 1/8")
Dimensions:0 - Whole:L 14cm (L 5 1/2")
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