Portsmouth Parish Infirmary banded white jug

Portsmouth Parish Infirmary banded white jug

An early 20thC banded white ironstone pitcher, produced by W. Adams & Sons for the Portsmouth Parish Infirmary. The face of the jug is decorated with a very scarcely seen belted blue transfer for the hospital, with the underside bearing the black armorial transfer mark for William Adams & Sons, England.


17.2cm tall (6-3/4")

15.2cm foot diameter (6")

21.5cm spout to handle (8-1/2")


Very good original condition with no chips or cracks. The 'ghosting' on the blue transfer has been there since manufacture. There is some sort of gritty glaze residue on the handle, but this does not affect it and it displays very well.

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