Samuel Alcock
Numbered jugs

 

Samuel Alcock (& Co.)

Pattern 100

Pattern 116

Pattern 117

 

Pattern 100 Indian Groups

The views on these jugs have been taken from two engravings in The Saturday Magazine from Captain John Luard's 'Sketches in India'. That of 'Itinerant Musicians of India' appeared in the issue of 13 December 1834, and that of 'The Sonah Wallah, or Itinerant Goldsmith of India' appeared in that of 1 November 1834. See Dick Henrywood, 'The Relief-Moulded Jugs of Samuel Alcock', Antique Collecting Vol.42, No.9 (March 2008), 24-29.

The large jug is 209mmm tall and 171mm lip to handle, the middle jug is 171mm tall and 140mm lip to handle, the small jug is 140mm tall and 114mm lip to handle. Parian with lilac slip.

Alcock 100 3 jugs left side

Alcock 100 3 jugs left side detail

Alcock 100 3 jugs lip side

Alcock 100 3 jugs right side

Alcock 100 3 jugs right side detail

Alcock 100 3 jugs handle side

Alcock 100 3 jugs top

Alcock 100 3 jugs base

Alcock 100 3 jugs left side

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Pattern 116 Breach of Acre

This jug commemorates the actions of Sir Sidney Smith assisting the Turks in the defence of Acre against Napoleon's army in 1799. It was Napoleon's first major defeat.

The jug is 146mm tall. Parian with lilac slip.

Alcock 116 jug left side

Alcock 116 jug lip side

Alcock 116 jug right side

Alcock 116 jug handle side

Alcock 116 jug top

Alcock 116 jug base

Alcock 116 jug marks

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Pattern 117 Portland Vase

The jug is 203mm tall. Parian with lilac slip.

Pattern 117 jug left side

Pattern 117 jug lip side

Pattern 117 jug right side

Pattern 117 jug handle side

Pattern 117 jug top with open lid

Pattern 117 jug base

Pattern 117 jug marks

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