This gorgeous hand-painted Jug or Pitcher is decorated with two embossed sunflower blooms which stand proud of the glossy cobalt-blue ground. The interior is finished in a warm mid-pink glossy glaze. A butterfly motif decorates the outer lip.
Originating in the Americas 1000BC, Sunflowers were cultivated as a valuable food source. They are also considered to be 'happy' flowers, making them the perfect gift to bring joy to someone's (or your) life. The brilliant yellow petals are known as 'rays.'
5.5 inches | 140mm high
Some clean age-related crazing is mentioned for completeness.
In excellent vintage condition, this item would make one wow of a vase.
A stunning and interesting vintage piece.
Studio mark to base.
All our items are pre-owned and vintage and may therefore show signs of use and age and will mot be dishwasher proof. Carefully hand wash only.