Skip to product information
1 of 10

Blue Cherry Antiques

Charles Meigh Antique Julius Caesar & Boudicca Moulded Stoneware Jug c1839 (Code 2432)

Regular price £99.99 GBP
Regular price Sale price £99.99 GBP
Sale Sold out
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.


A mid 19th century large moulded jug by Charles Meigh.  The design is titled Julius Caesar and it has detailed scenics below oak leaves, acorns and branches.  The first scene depicts Caesar landing in England battling whilst disembarking, thought to represent the first attempt in 55BC or possibly the return attempt the following year.  The opposite side is Boudicca leading the Iceni revolt in 61AD.

The handle has decorative ivy forms and the body is in semi-gloss buff colour over the stoneware body.  The base has a detailed clay mark identifying both the maker and the title of the jug.  This jug was made in other sizes and colours and was the first moulded jug made by Charles Meigh being released in 1839, just 1 years after Queen Victorian was crowned.



Very good for period, some minor firing flaws to the surface with small tears in places (see images) - this being typical for the period.

Measurements (Approx)

Height: 23.5 cm ( 9 1/4 inch ) including handle

Width: 14 cm ( 5 1/2 inch ) across main body

Weight: 1180 grams (before packing)

Stock Code:  2432  JN21-6



Tracked and insured shipping is provided free of charge to most UK addresses, there may be charges for remote or offshore locations.  Your item(s) will usually be shipped within 48hrs of order (weekdays), you will receive an email with confirmation of shipping and tracking code when your item is despatched.   Delivery is usually 1-3 business days from despatch, if you need an item more urgently please get in touch to see if we can assist. 

For international buyers once you have added the item to your cart and specified your delivery address the system will calculate the shipping price for you.  Shipping prices are automatically calculated for the most common destinations and items, if the system does not give you a shipping price for your particular item and location simply get in touch and we will update the system for you. 

Shipping for international orders will be by a tracked (where possible) and insured service via airmail or parcel carrier depending on location and item purchased.