25 May 2006,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 960
GBP 700 - GBP 900
AN 18TH-CENTURY PEARLWARE CHARACTER JUG OF ADMIRAL RODNEY
modelled in a wig and stock, the rim detailed with trophies of arms, chain shot and flags, with a ropework handle -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) high
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This jug is also seen with 'RODNEY' spelt out over the forehead.
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Pugh and Pugh, Naval Ceramics, Lonsdale, 1971, plate 24.
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