Antique Staffordshire Majolica: A Joseph Holdcroft Novelty Bear Jug. C.1875

Antique Staffordshire Majolica: A Joseph Holdcroft Novelty Bear Jug. C.1875 -

Antique English Staffordshire Majolica: A Joseph Holdcroft novelty bear Jug. C.1875

A good English Staffordshire Antique Majolica novelty pottery Jug by Joseph Holdcroft naturalistically modelled in
polychrome colours with a bear supporting a drum on his back hold two drum sticks, the handle in a cobolt drum strap
Turquoise interior. Green underside stilt marks and a painted cobalt mark.

Circa: 1875

7.75 inches (20cm) height approx

Good Antique Condition - shallow chip to drum top rim and some crazing later mentioned for accuracy and does not distract please see images


A good example of this desirable Jug

References:

https://www.Liveauctioneers.Com/item/31387852_a-joseph-holdcroft-majolica-bear-and-drum-pitcher

http://www.Rubylane.Com/item/406471-AHKKx2e301M/English-Majolica-Bear-Drum-Figural-Pitcher

http://www.Majolica.Com.Au/page/1064837

http://issuu.Com/michaelstrawser/docs/final_catalog PAGE 60

Similar piece illustrated on page 107, Abrams ''Majolica A complete History and illustrated Survey'' by Karmason & Stacke.

Max Height
20cm

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