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    Sale 5395

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Collection of the Late J.S.Goddard, removed from Camp Hill, Baldwin Estate, Staffordshire

    20 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 42

    A STAFFORDSHIRE POTTERY CYLINDRICAL JUG BY GEORGE EYRE

    CIRCA 1870, THE SCENES NAMED IN GREY SCRIPT

    Price Realised  

    A STAFFORDSHIRE POTTERY CYLINDRICAL JUG BY GEORGE EYRE
    CIRCA 1870, THE SCENES NAMED IN GREY SCRIPT
    Painted with allegorical scenes within a continuous landscape, titled 'Amour hayt l'avarice' and 'Amour dompte la colere', signed with a conjoined GE monogram
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high


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    This jug was painted by George Eyre (1818-1887), sometime Art Director of Minton Hollins the tile makers. He married Betsy Stone in 1847 and had three children, including the watercolourist John Eyre, R.B.A., R.I. (1850-1927).

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