London, South Kensington
21 September 2000
A pearlware 'Fair Hebe' jug
moulded with a man offering a bird's nest to his sweetheart, under a banner inscribed Fair Hebe, the reverse with the figure of a standing man with a dog below a banner inscribed A.Bumper, early 19th century (very minor flaking to enamel) -- 25cm. high
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Cf. Ross E. Taggart, The Burnap Collection of English Pottery (1967), p. 142, pl. 546.
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