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A rare Peter Hutson & Co. pottery commemorative Boer War jug (1899-1902)

in pale/clear glaze with mild blue to the recesses , relief decoration of a soldier with a bandolier and rifle standing to attention, crossed flags and the words 'Whawhai Mo To Kanga Mo To Kuini Ake Ake Ake' (Fight For Your Queen Forever), the handle modelled as a cannon, impressed potter's monogram and 'Rd 123'. Height 210, professional restoration to spout and top rim. Note: Hutson's eldest son served in the South African campaign with New Zealand's Second Contingent.

Realised: $700