Rare Staffordshire St Augustine Rabbitware Frogs Pitcher Jug c1900

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Rare Staffordshire St Augustine Rabbitware Frogs Pitcher Jug c1900

Rabbits and Frogs

St. Augustine Ware ~  England ~ c.1900

This is a rare large colorful hand painted transferware pitcher  from the genre of rabbit ware plates that have become very popular. 

Measuring 7 1/2 inches tall x 8 inches wide.  The jug is decorated with rich chocolate brown transfer print which was then hand painted in a brilliant green, yellow, brick red and brown, depicting four rabbits and a maiden in the English countryside. 

The piece recites the amusing rhyme, " So be advised of all sad deaths while you are here on Earth.  And quench your thirst with beer.  The very worst is that sad death which comes of thirst. "

Great antique Pub jug.  Never Used and in great condition.  Very light overfilling from the potters kiln near the top rim.

Rare Staffordshire St Augustine Rabbitware Frogs Pitcher Jug c1900