W.H.B. & J. RICHARDSON, STOURBRIDGE
RARE GLASS WATER JUG AND TWO MATCHING GOBLETS, CIRCA 1850
each decorated with a frieze of flowering water lilies, printed mark to base RICHARDSON VITRIFIED ENAMEL COLORS (3)
jug 23.5cm high, goblet 16.5cm high
Estimate £1,500-2,000 + fees

Note: See Victoria & Albert Museum no. CIRC.167-1964 for a similar example. The makers were well aware of the importance placed by certain critics on 'appropriate' ornament as in the present lot where water-lilies decorate the water jug and glasses.

Sold for £1,625 (buyer's premium included)