Vintage J&G Meakin Jug 01
The perfect vintage jug to adorn your home and Christmas table!
We have a thing for jugs, and this is another exceptional one from J&G Meakin. It features a beautiful scalloped top edge and a simple "line" detail under the rim. A wonderful size and shape, use it for water, milk, juice, flowers/foliage, utensils....its uses are endless.
Materials: Earthenware pottery
Measurements: 20cm wide x 13.5cm tall; 14.5cm opening
Colour + Condition: Off-white and in lovely vintage condition. One tiny negligable chip on the bottom of the base rim. See photo.
Circa: Early to mid 1900s
History: Brothers James and George Meakin took over the pottery manufacturing business of their father James Meakin in 1851, operating inHanley. James Meakin junior died in 1885 and George Meakin in 1891, but the family business (incorporated as J. & G. Meakin Ltd in 1890) continued first under George Eliot Meakin (son of George Meakin), from 1891 to 1927 and then under Bernard Meakin (son of George’s brother James) from 1927 until his retirement in 1955.
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