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This elegant Athens Ironstone pitcher is a superb example of Art Deco ceramic artistry from the 1920s. Its classic silhouette is adorned with a strikingly vivid medallion featuring a flapper girl, emblematic of the era’s fascination with modern femininity and jazz-age glamour.

 

The body of the pitcher showcases ornamental bands with a harmonious blend of geometric and floral motifs, indicative of the transitional period where Art Nouveau fluidity merged into the more geometric Art Deco style. This piece is accentuated with a distinctive color palette of deep greens, pinks, and black, set against a creamy ironstone base.

 

Crafted by the renowned English pottery firm, known for its quality and durability, this pitcher bears the hallmark on its base, confirming its authenticity and period. The green bordering at the lip and handle is a testament to the attention to detail and the high-quality glaze finish of the period.

 

Despite its age, this item remains in good condition, with slight age-related wear that adds character and authenticates its historical value. It's a functional piece that can still be used for serving or as a stunning display item to grace any home, evoking the timeless elegance of the roaring twenties.

 

Perfect for collectors of Art Deco ceramics, 1920s memorabilia, or anyone appreciating the unique blend of functionality and style that characterizes early 20th-century design. Add this charming piece to your collection and enjoy a slice of history with every glance.

Vintage Athens Ironstone Art Deco Pitcher - 1920s Decorative Ceramic Jug

$145.00Price
  • Measurements

    11.25" H x 8.5" Diameter

  • Condition

    Good antique condition, with signs of wear commensurate with age. There are minor surface marks and a hairline crack on the lip, as seen in the photographs, which do not detract from the overall beauty or utility of the piece. (refer to photos)

  • No returns or exchanges

    Buyer can contact seller about any issues with an order.