Pair of oviform jugs with cylindrical necks and gilt angular handles.

Painted by J Smith of Bronseley. Decorated with martial trophies commemorative of the Wenlock Volunteers, formed when Britain declared war on Napoleon in 1793. Inscribed: VIRTUTI NIHIL OBSTAT ET ARMIS.

Provenance

Christie's 23/2/87, lot 308.


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