Creamware jug by unknown

Creamware jug


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We use a 280gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.

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All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.

We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.

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We print everything to order so delivery times may vary but all unframed prints are despatched within 2-4 days via courier or recorded mail.

Delivery to the UK is £5 for an unframed print of any size.

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Creamware jug

Creamware jug, transfer-printed in black. On one side is a ship on the stocks with ensign, jack and pennant, all within a scrolled cartouche. On the other side is a cartouche bearing a device of Noah's Ark with a naval crown crest, a shipwright and seaman as supporters, above the inscription 'THE SHIPWRIGHT'S ARMS'. Below the lip there is a transfer of a vine garland suspended by a ribbon bow.

This jug was intended to hold beer and at the time it was made it would have been common practice to take it to the local alehouse to be filled up. The decoration reflects another role that such hostelries filled at this time. Many acted as houses of call or employment agencies for itinerant craftsmen, catering to one trade. These frequently invented an ironical badge of fictitious nobility to identify themselves and this might be adopted as the name of the public house.

  • Image reference: E5651

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