This large pitcher is a stunning early 20th century piece by Staffordshire pottery W H Grindley.  The transfer decorated pattern which has tinted colours is “The Eight Bells” from their Dickens Coaching Stages series.

Dimensions:   Height – Base to Spout 16cm     Base to side rim 13cm  Length  Spout to Handle 21cm

The Eight Bells which was built in 1226, is an inn located in Hartford, north of London which was frequented by Dick Turpin. It is mainly remembered as being frequented by Bill Sykes, a character in Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist. (source: the victorian web)

**Due to its size and extremely fragile nature, the item does not qualify for flat rate postage. The additional postage costs have been included in the purchase price**

Notes on condition – as returns will not be accepted based on the condition as described & shown, please contact me prior to purchase if you require any further information:

  • it is in remarkable condition;
  • the only blemish is a rub on the handle which has discoloured (see last photo); and
  • please view the photos as these form an integral part of the listing.

*Postage Sizing: Large Item*      

If you would like to purchase additional *medium or large-sized items* with this order, the combined items will not qualify for flat rate postage. Please contact me prior to purchase for a postage quote.