Antique Glazed Earthenware Bulbous Molded Creamer Raised Fox Hunt Scene Hound Dog Handle Marked Wedgwood; BHP; 30
Description: A rare antique Wedgwood creamer. This circa late 1800's to early 1900's creamer has a molded raised design depicting a fox hunt scene. The piece is glazed and has a blue on white coloring. The piece has a spout and an applied molded handle. The handle is shaped in the form of a hound dog with brown coloring on top of the dog's head. The creamer has a round flat footed base with rounded sides in a slightly bulbous form having a short curved neck and flared rim with a spout. The piece is glazed inside and out and is in great shape despite being about 100 years old. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Uncertain, but the marking Wedgwood with three latters was used by the company in the period 1860 through 1920 so the piece was made during that period.
Origin: Staffordshire, England.
Size: The piece measures ~2 3/8" diameter at the base, ~2 3/4" diameter on top, ~4 3/4" high, and is ~5" at its widest point including the handle and spout. The piece weighs almost 12 ounces.
Maker: Wedgwood Pottery.
Marks: Impressed on the base the word "Wedgwood BHP" and the number "30."
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Beautiful art pottery creamer A high quality piece of art pottery with a nice design and beautiful coloring. It would make a great addition to your collection of old Staffordshire pottery.
Condition: The piece is in very good condition with no breaks, crack, chips, hairlines or repairs. The piece has general crazing to the glaze and has some spots where the glaze did not completely flow or may have chipped away along the edge of the rim. These spots are rather small and difficult to see but can be felt when you run your finger on them. In addition, the piece has some of the usual manufacturing defects you would expect from an old piece of Staffordshire potter such as unglazed areas, uneven surfaces, surface holes, slubs, and surface blemishes. This particular piece has very few of these defects. Please see photos for additional condition information.