Imperial: 4 ins high, 0.5 pint
Metric: 10 cm high, 0.3 ltr
This is a fabulous little jug in the Eglinton Tournament series. The Eglinton Tournament of 1839 was a re-enactment of a medieval joust and revel held at Eglinton Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland. It was organised by the 13th Earl Eglinton as a reaction to the omission of much traditional medieval pageantry from the Coronation of Queen Victoria in 1838. Doulton introduced the first of their Eglinton Tournament series ware in 1902, registered the design in 1904, increased the range in 1908 and are believed to have finally withdrawn it in 1928. There are seven scenes in the series, which appears in different colourways on two shapes of jug, rack plate and bowl.
This jug has a tiny tiny rub to the rim otherwise excellent condition. Eglinton Tournament is printed inside the spout and the first four letters of Tournament are indistinct.
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