A wonderful decorative collection of 3 matching Jackfield pitchers with hand painted ivy leaves along the body is in perfectly graduated sizes. The black ground contrasts beautifully with the green enamel hand painted ivy highlighted with gold. The complex and gracefully shaped handles add to the interest of this lovely grouping.
Jackfield pottery is a high-fired, dense and highly vitreous ware that is typically thin-walled. It is usually glazed both on the interior as well as the exterior. Tracing back to its beginnings in Jackfield. The usual motifs used for decoration were white sprig moldings, flowers and scrolls. Jackfield ware first became popular as drinking mugs at pubs.
During the eighteenth century, Jackfield pottery was also manufactured in several other known centers for pottery, such as Staffordshire, by other big names in the history of pottery such as Thomas Whieldon and Josiah Wedgwood. It was Whieldon who was credited with the advancement of making Jackfield wares.
Medium Pitcher, 4.5" diameter x 6.25" height
Smallest Pitcher, 3" diameter x 4" height