Susan Silver Antiques

413.229.8169
Susan Silver Antiques
755 North Main Street, Route 7
PO Box 621
Sheffield, Massachusetts 01257
Phone: (413) 229-8169
Fax: (413) 229-9069
susan@susansilverantiques.com
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Staffordshire Elsmore & Forster Puzzle Jug

An Elsmore & Forster earthenware puzzle jug transfer printed in black and hand-colored with a figure of  Joe Cashmore, a famous clown of his day who specialized in acrobatics and stilt walking.  The animals under the spout represent a cock fight.  When you wanted to play a trick on someone, you would fill the jug with liquid while holding your finger on the hole in the bottom, then release your finger to let the liquid spill onto the subject.

  • English Circa 1860
  • Height: 8.5" | Width: 7" | Depth: 5.5"
  • Item #5760
  • Price: $975
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