This large pitcher or ewer with blue transfer was originally part of a wash set.
In Staffordshire: Romantic Transfer Patterns a piece with the pattern name "Bologna" is shown, attributed to William Adams & Sons.
The main scene shows a group of people in a gondola with various archictectural elements. The florid border has a cartouches of a man brandishing a whip on one side, and a cartouche with a floral and fruit spray on the other. This piece has no pattern stamp, and the only mark is an impressed anchor mark.
Staffordshire, circa 1835-40.
Size: Approximately 11.375" high.
Condition: Excellent. No chips, cracks or repairs.
Note that I try to be conservative about condition descriptions, carefully noting any flaws. Of course, with antique items, there will be some signs of usage, and/or manufacturing defects. But overall, my customers have always been pleasantly surprised upon receiving their items, and of course, returns are no problem if I happen to miss anything.
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