Vintage J&G Meakin Jug
Oh this jug! It is the loveliest size, shape, colour and has darling "feet" - it's also made by the well-regarded English brand, J&G Meakin. Perfect not just for milk but water, juice, flowers, utensils...the uses are endless.
Materials: Earthenware pottery
Measurements: 18cm spout to handle; 12cm tall x 10cm opening.
Colour + Condition: Off-white to pale cream, and in lovely vintage condition. No chips, cracks or nibbles. Maker's stamp to base.
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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