Charming antique Delft Porceleyne Fles jug or pitcher, hand-painted, with the original stopper in perfect condition circa 1880 measuring 10" high.. substantial weight.
A person gave us this information.." The writing on the Jug "Likeur Fabriek Erven Lucas Bols, Amsterdam, Anno 1575 Opgericht" which loosely translates to: "Liquor Factory Heirs Lucas Bols Amsterdam Founded 1575".
A bit of history of the Kruik style from Rick Erickson book: The famous Amsterdam distiller Erven Lucas Bols, best known for their genever (gin) was founded in 1575. From September of 1880 until about 1940, Porceleyne Fles began manufacturing Items for this distillery.
Koninklije Porceleyne De Fles 'Royal Delft factory began in 1653. Of the 32 factories established in Delft in the 17th century, it is the only one that remains. They are known for their production of top quality porcelain and pottery. These are just a couple of reasons that their earthenware is very highly collectible.
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