08-14-2010 08-15-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 14, 2010 3:00PMCalender
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Red Earthenware Mochaware Mug

$178$150
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 14, 2010 3:00PM

Description:

Red Earthenware Mochaware Mug, attributed to Douai, France, c. 1800, pint mug with a central band of inlaid agate bracketed by rows of rouletted beads highlighted with white slip, ht. 4 3/4 in.

Note: Comparable examples are in the Mint Museum and at Historic Deerfield.
Estimate $300-500

retains Sothebys, New York label, one rim chip under glaze, three lines across handle.

Keywords

Douai, France, Mint Museum, Ceramic glaze, Drinkware, Mug, Pottery, Teaware