Jugs, pitchers and 2 coffee pots

 

 

The oldest example of functional pottery would have to be the water vessel, due to it being essential to primitive survival, and from this you could claim that the “jug” is probably the original  fuctional ware.  The word jug was first recorded in the late 15th century as jugge or jubbe. It is of unknown origin, but perhaps comes from jug, a familiar name used to describe  a maidservant at this time.The jug as a musical instrument reached its height of popularity in the 1920s, when jug bands, were popular. It could also be considered as the original wind bass instrument.

 

 

Red/brown glaze Denbac Pitcher Liqueur Flask

Denbac Pitcher Liqueur Flask

 

 

 

 

Two Purple/Blue floral wrapped jugs - Jane Bygrave

Blue floral wrapped jugs – Jane Bygrave

 

Charan Sachar turquoise and black ceramic pitcher - Creative With Clay

Charan Sachar

 

Green Denbac Curved Pitcher - French art pottery Denbac curved pitcher with ribbed design. - Terra Mare Antiques

Denbac Curved Pitcher

Terra Mare Antiques

 

 

Large-handpainted-Mid-Century-Ruscha-jug-by-Kurt-Tschörner-and-Cilli-Wörsdörfer,

Large handpainted Ruscha jug by Kurt Tschörner and Cilli Wörsdörfer, Germany

 

 

Daniel Slack - tall green pitcher - carved stoneware decorated with metallic oxide stains

Ceramic pitcher Wheel-thrown and carved stoneware decorated with metallic oxide stains brushed over a base glaze – Daniel Slack

 

 

 

 

Daum-Pate-De-Verre-Frosted-Glass-Mythologie-Pitcher,

Daum Pate De Verre Frosted Glass Mythologie Pitcher

 

 

 

Red VALLAURIS-ceramic-jug--free-form--pitcher--design

Rich red glaze Vallauris ceramic jug

 

 

 

Edmond-lachenal--(1855-1948)---Spectacular-pitcher

French pitcher – Edmond  Lachenal

 

Burnt orange Jug with a dancing Aboriginal motif - Florenz pottery, Australia 1970

Florenz pottery, NSW,  Australia

circa 1970

 

 

Forest-L.-Middleton jug

Coffee Pot  – Forest L. Middleton

Pattern created with silkscreen and embossment transfers

 

 

Butter-Bell-Green Antique-Pitcher

Butter Bell Antique Pitcher

 

BlackTree Studio Pottery Sculpted Functional Stoneware Jug

BlackTree Studio Pottery Sculpted Functional Stoneware Jug

 

 

 

Jug Rock is a natural geological formation located outside of Shoals, Indiana, in the valley of the East Fork of the White River.

Named as such for obvious reasons.

 

 

 

Martina Lantin jug with botanical decoartion

Martina Lantin jug

 

Claire Prenton-ceramic-pitcher with branch handle and botanical decoration

Claire Prenton Céramiques

 

 

Harvest-jug, Barnstaple with incised decoration of a unicorn

Harvest-jug, Barnstaple  ( The Chipstone Collection )

This jug has the following rhyme placed beneath the handle :

Now I am come for to supply
Your workmen when in harvest dry
When they do labour hard and sweat
Good drink is better fare then meat
Also in winter when tis cold
I like wise then good drink can hold
Both Seasons do the same require
Also most men do good drink desire
John Hockin
1748

Bruce Johnson brown glazed jug

Bruce Johnson

 

 

Masons-green-glazed jug

Masons green glazed jug with Hydra Chartreuse pattern

 

 

 

Dorothy-Hafner-Rosenthal-Studio-Line-'Flash'-Juice-Jug-Pitcher

Dorothy Hafner Rosenthal Studio Line ‘Flash’ Juice Jug-Pitcher

 

 

Kaj-Franck-Sunflower-Enamel-Pitcher---Arabia-Finland

Kaj Franck Sunflower Enamel Pitcher – Arabia Finland.

 

Gold eosin Zsolnay jug

Zsolnay Jug ( The Zsolnay Store )

 

 

Hoffmans Pottery jug with wavey top edge

Hoffmans Pottery

 

 

French Art Nouveau pitcher - Lucien Gaillard

Art Nouveau pitcher with silver filigree decoration – Lucien Gaillard

Glatigny 19o5

 

 

 

60s Arthur Wood orange ceramic Art Deco jug with geometric handle

Vintage British 60s Arthur Wood ceramic Art Deco jug

( The Art Deco Store )

 

 

Masons Old Fenton octagonal jug with floral patterns

Masons Old Fenton octagonal jug

 

 

 

Masons Hydra Chinoiserie jug

Masons Hydra Chinoiserie

 

 

Posey Bacopoulos, NY

Posey Bacopoulos, NY

 

 

Sue Tirrell jug with large red hare motif

Sue Tirrell jug

 

 

Sylvac-style-brown-glazed mottled texture jug

Sylvac style brown glazed floral jug

 

 

Art Deco jug in green, black and white

Art Deco Jug –  ( the art deco store )

 

 

Amber antique ceramic puzzle jug

Puzzle Jug – only by closing a certain combination of holes can the contents be extracted.

Popular in homes and taverns, especially during the 18th and 19th centuries.

 

 

Wade Heath lidded Coffee Pot in blue and white

Vintage Wade Heath Coffee Pot

 

” Jug with attitude ” – Lilach Lotan pottery

 

 

Ceres Goddess jug from 1797, Bideford in red and yellow

A Ceres Goddess jug from 1797, Bideford, UK

 

 

Julia Galloway elegant ceramic Jug

Julia Galloway

 

 

Wade Sylvac Carltonware Art Deco jug

Wade Sylvac Carltonware

 

 

Tall and slender Del-Genio crackle pitcher

A Del-Genio crackle pitcher

 

 

Antique French jug in pale green glass

Antique French jug

Corinthian Jug - “animal frieze” style, ca. 580 BC.

Corinthian Jug – “animal frieze” style, ca. 580 BC.

Sarah Dunstan Pitcher with swallow motifs

Sarah Dunstan

 

 

Jug-in-'Inglaze-Blue-Cat'-design-by-Heron-Cross-Pottery.

Jug in “Inglaze Blue Cat” design by Heron Cross Pottery.

 

 

Ceramic-Ewer-Pitcher-by-Fantoni-for-Raymor,-1961 with man riding a horse

Ceramic Ewer Pitcher by Fantoni for Raymor

1961

 

Large-Scale-Earthenware-Pitcher-by-Marcello-Fantoni-DonzellaNY-1956--oo-25inches
Large Scale Earthenware Pitcher by Marcello Fantoni – Donzella, NY

1956  Height – 25inches

 

 

David-Allnatt blue pitcher

David Allnatt

 

 

 

 

 

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