Designer / Maker
Designed by Dr Christopher Dresser (1834-1904)
Manufactured by the Linthorpe Pottery (1879-89)
19 cm (high)
English (Middlesbrough), circa 1880
Marked for Linthorpe, with facsimile signature for Christopher Dresser, ‘HT’ (for Henry Tooth) and pattern number 311 (see right)
This pattern was published in a Linthorpe Art Pottery advertisement published in The Furniture Gazette, 1880.
Several other examples of this jug are recorded, in various different colours; some were also manufactured by Ault, who succeeded Linthorpe. See, for example, Christopher Dresser Ceramics, Glass and Metalware, exn cat., Chicago, 2015, no. 1 (and front cover), and Christopher Dresser People’s Designer 1834-1904, exn cat., London, 1999, nos. C-125 and C-126 (by Ault).