Late 18th century Staffordshire pottery jug with relief moulded decoration depicting portraits of Royal Navy officers ‘Captain Trollope’ and ‘Admiral Duncan’, with images of naval ships, figures and stylised leaves. Picked out in ‘Pratt’ type high temperature underglaze colours.
Circa : 1800
Height : 5⅜” (13.8cm)
Condition: Some discoloration and small losses to glaze, no restoration at all.
Stock ref : 16519/ppo-ix
*Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan was a British admiral who defeated the Dutch fleet off Camperdown on 11 October 1797. This victory is considered one of the most significant actions in naval history. Wikipedia
*Admiral Sir Henry Trollope, GCB was an officer of the British Royal Navy. Wikipedia