Liverpool creamware jug having a curving, melon shape with a pointed lip and strap handle. Polychrome transfer decoration including a red trim at top and base with Masonic imagery, symbols, and motifs to both sides and beneath the spout. Latin inscriptions within decoration reading, "Vide Aude Tace, Sitlux Etlux Fuit, Memento Mori, and United for the benefit of Mankind" at the base. 8 1/8" H. English, early 19th century. CONDITION: Light crazing to glaze. Three hairlines radiating from top to upper body, including 3" area of one transfer pattern. Majority of red trim to top and base fluoresce under blacklight, including 5" area to spout, and areas of one transfer pattern, largest 1".
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