On offer is a fabulous Wedgwood olive green jasperware jug featuring cameos of George Washington & Benjamin Franklin. Jug features a bas-relief portrait of George Washington on one side and Benjamin Franklin on the other, each is in an oval cameo medallion with floral detailing.
Ivy vine detailing around the top. Laurel leaf around the pout and handles. Lyre & Horn or Clarinet in a floral and ribbon wreath detail beneath the spout. Grecian scroll bottom border and even more! Just check out the pictures for all of the gorgeous details!
Is stamped Wedgwood England on the base so predates 1900, the stamp is not very clear on the base but you can make out the Wedgwood England (pictures zoomed in to show this). Has no chips or cracks or damage, just are related wear but in excellent condition for its age. A must have item for Wedgwood collectors as jasperware featuring these prominent figures of American history are hard to come by.Josiah Wedgwood designed the original cameos of these two great men back in the 1700s and these are on display in the Met Museum, NYC. The item "Rare Wedgwood Olive Green Jasperware Jug George Washington & Benjamin Franklin" is in sale since Thursday, March 29, 2018.
This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Porcelain/China\Wedgwood\Decorative/Ornamental". The seller is "petewhittle09" and is located in liverpool, Merseyside. This item can be shipped worldwide.