1940s Kensington Ware Blue Classic Model 24 Jug/Pitcher
This is a lovely kitsch Art Deco 1940s Kensington Ware Blue Classic Model 24 Jug/Pitcher. Made by Price Kensington PK Burslem and manufactured in Staffordshire, England. It has an unusual use of geometry and texture in its design, with a large circular middle, square handle/spout and dimpled textured surface.
Maximum Approximate Dimensions:
Base Diameter: 9.2cm
Width from spout to end of handle: 17.5cm
It is impressed on the base with:-
Made in England
Staffordshire Knot Logo
A wonderful collector’s item or statement piece for your kitchen window! I would use if as a flower vase.
It is in fairly good condition, with no restoration work, cracks or chips. There is a small amount of age related crazing and some yellow staining on the inside and around the body. The jug does have manufacturing defects e.g. paint misses and glazing marks.
The maker’s mark on the base was used by Price Brothers from 1934-1961.
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Some Information on Price Bros
Price Bros was an earthenware manufacturer that was established at the Crown Works, Burslem, Staffordshire, England, 1896. After 1903, the company continued as Price Bros (Burslem) Ltd at a different works and changed it’s name again in 1962 to Price and Kensington Potteries Ltd. They are mainly known for their ‘cottage ware’ teapots.