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large victorian hand painted swan porcelain water jug c1850

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SA713945

Large Victorian Hand Painted Swan Porcelain Water Jug C1850

Price

£130 | $181 USD | €152 EUR
Item Number: SA713945
Date of manufacture: Victorian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Exhibit Antiques
This antique has been viewed 54 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.

Description

Date & Origin
England,1850 Period of Victoria.
Condition
Excellent, no chips cracks or restoration
Dimensions
Height: 31cm Diameter: 22cm
Technical Description
A large mid 19th century porcelain water jug in cream. The spout and handle are in the form of a swan and the main ribbed body has been hand-painted in greens and gold depicting flowers and leaves.
A very unusual example in superb condition.
Historical Relevance
Robert Stephenson's Britannia Tubular Bridge is opened. The Tubular Bridge provided a rail link from the mainland of North Wales, near Bangor, across to Anglesey and on to Holyhead for ferries to Ireland. Its designer, Robert Stephenson, constructed two main spans with rectangular iron tubes 460 feet long. The bridge itself was 1,511 feet overall and novel in construction since the box sections were constructed on shore and then floated into the straits to be lifted into place.
Internal Ref: 2020070503



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Victorian.


Dimensions

Height = 31 cm (12.2")
Width = 22 cm (8.7")
Depth = 22 cm (8.7")


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Exhibit Antiques
Glasgow
Scotland
United Kingdom
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