Wedgwood Egyptian Jug Decorated in Black Basalt and Rosso Antico
This special edition Wedgwood ale jug has a neo-Egyptian design of sphinxes and a firebird.
It is decorated in Black Basalt and contrasting Rosso Antico decoration finished with touches of white enamel.
The jug stands gracefully on a rounded foot with a pinched spout and loop handle. The rim and base are decorated with piping in Rosso Antico.
Inscribed on the bottom: “Wedgwood” “The Egyptian Jug Sold Only by Woollard and Hattersly, Cambridge,” underscores its exclusivity.
Dimensions: 6.5″ tall x 5.5″ deep x 5″ diameter
Reference: See The Birmingham Museum of Art in 1982 Gift of Dwight and Lucille Beeson, 1982.185