Lot 1486
Four English Pitchers
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
18th-19th century, a mask jug by Caughley with parrot motif (two rim repairs); a Ridgeway jug molded with a tavern scene, hinged pewter lid; an unidentified jug with hand-painted decoration and branch form handle (base chip and small rim hairline and body hairline); an Alcock jug molded with figural scenes against a leafy ground.

Ridgeway jug 10.5 x 7 in.

The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC. Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.