This beautifully crafted normandy jug was made in France during the 19th century. Crafted from barrel oak, the cider pitcher jug features elaborately decorated brass rings and is topped by a handle with a crest featuring castle and leaf motifs.
Authentic antique normandy jug
The elongated shaped jug has been heavily polished to highlight its intricately detailed exterior and is in excellent condition for its age. The jug has a scalloped collar that attaches to the neck, as well as a molded lid with a riveted handle that keeps its contents from spilling out.
Saintonge jug from Cardiff and Castell-y-Bere
The vase-like jug, depicting birds, masks and heraldic shields, was probably produced during the period of English occupation of Castell-y-Bere and is a fine example of the wares manufactured at Saintonge potteries throughout Wales. The potters’ skill can be seen in their ability to make vessels with delicate decoration, often only 2.4mm thick.
P-47 fighter group tactics in Normandy were vividly depicted in the rousing 1948 Warner Brothers film, Fighter Squadron. This movie was a big hit with the general public, and it is still considered one of the best war films ever made.
Steel Division: Normandy 44 is a downloadable real-time strategy (RTS) game that brings the world of WWII to life for 20 players. The game is relatively complex to play and requires coordination, control, micromanagement and a lot of skill to succeed.
The game puts you in command of a fictitious American or German unit, fighting through a series of missions critical to the outcome of WWII. Using cards to seize the initiative, bolster your forces or command troops on the battlefield, you must lead through battle and remain undaunted.