Shelley 'Rich Butterfly' Lustre Ware Jug by Walter Slater c1920
Shelley 'Rich Butterfly' Lustre Ware Jug by Walter Slater c1920
Shelley 'Rich Butterfly' Lustre Ware Jug by Walter Slater c1920
Shelley 'Rich Butterfly' Lustre Ware Jug by Walter Slater c1920
Shelley 'Rich Butterfly' Lustre Ware Jug by Walter Slater c1920

Shelley 'Rich Butterfly' Lustre Ware Jug by Walter Slater c1920

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A rare Shelley lustre cream jug designed by Walter Slater with a deep blue background and painted with a large enamelled butterfly finished in best gold. A lovely Wileman/Shelley art nouveau shape. In excellent condition - no chips, cracks or restoration and showing little signs of wear. Printed Shelley Made in England mark (not obvious because of the glaze) and painted pattern number 8357* in gold. Height with handle 8.25cm (3.25in), overall width 10.75cm (4.25in)

*The Shelley pattern book archives describe the various elaborate production techniques as "printed butterflies; blown in under-glaze pink and oven blue; fired, scratched off and enamelled; fired and lustred; overprinted in gold then raised and extended in gold".

Specifications
  • Condition:
    New
  • Weight:
    0.8kg