Commemorative prattware jug Duke of Cumberland, circa 1810

Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, KG, KB, FRS (15 April 1721 [N.S.] – 31 October 1765), was the third and youngest son of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland and his wife, Caroline of Ansbach. He was Duke of Cumberland from 1726. He is best remembered for his role in putting down the Jacobite Rising at the Battle of Culloden in 1746, which made him immensely popular throughout parts of Britain. He is often referred to by the nickname given to him by his Tory opponents: ‘Butcher’ Cumberland.

Height: 8 ⅜”

Condition: Small chip to the rim restored

 

Antique pratt ware pearlware pottery historical English ceramic 19th century

£590

US$826

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