STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE ENAMEL-DECORATED AND PURPLE TRANSFER-PRINTED MASONIC PRESENTATION JUG, 1800-15.Est. $300-$500
Sold: $420 ($350)
Painted under the spout with the foliate script initials “SB” in black enamel, and printed on either side with allegorical figures and Masonic symbols, beneath a banner inscribed “MASONRY UNIVERSAL” and above the poem “The World is in Pain…,” all within scattered blue enamel floral sprays and sprigs. Height 11 ¼ inches.