Pearlware pottery and lustre jug made to commemorate the appearance of W. Betty on stage 1804

William Henry West Betty was a child actor of fame who made appearances at Covent Garden, causing a riot. George III presented him to the Queen and William Pitt adjourned the House of Commons so that MP’s could attend a performance of his.

Height: 5 ½”

Condition: The tip of the spout has been broken off and restuck


Antique pearl ware earthenware theatrical earthenware ceramic historical



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