RARE Vintage ROYAL WINTON Globe jug QUILT chintz SUPERB

Vintage ROYAL WINTON 4" tall Globe jug (or pitcher) in QUILT chintz -- a rare pattern in a highly desirable shape, in excellent to near mint condition. Great, great find!

This piece has the blue semi-circular art deco "Royal Winton Grimwades England" backstamp (1937+), a design seemingly used only for the Quilt and Tartans patterns according to The Chintz Collectors Handbook by Francis Joseph. "Quilt" is stamped in blue, "GLOBE" is impressed in the base and pattern number 4515 is written in gold. Registration info for Great Britain, Canada and Australia is stamped in blue below the backstamp; the Canadian registration date given is "10-1-38". Quilt chintz was introduced in 1938.

Please note the best color representation is in pic 5 (since pic 2 is too dark, pic 4 rather pink and pic 1 is highlighted to better show the pattern details). Pic 1 is from the front of the jug, while pic 4 is a view of the back. It looks great from all sides! T are no cracks, chips or even any crazing that I'm able to detect, and the colors are lovely. The interior is very clean as well. My guess is this has always been a display piece, never actually put into use.

T are a few paint specks on the jug's interior from original manufacture, a small rough spot on the surface glaze in the bottom of the jug (i.e. a "fleabite") and minimal
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