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Delftware Blue and White Puzzle Jug

Auction:
2183
Lot:
235
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Delftware Blue and White Puzzle Jug, England, mid 18th century, attributed to Liverpool, the elongated neck pierced with hearts and ovals above a globular lower body with verse "Here Gentelmen come try your skill, I'll hold A wager if you will, That you don't Drink this Licquor all, Without you spill or let some fall," (glaze loss to handle, two spouts poorly restored, one plugged), ht. 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

United Kingdom, Blue and white porcelain, Delftware, Drinkware, Jug, Mechanical puzzles, Pottery, Puzzle jug