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Mochaware Porter Mug

Auction:
2509
Lot:
215
Sold for:
$148$125

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

Description:

Mochaware Porter Mug, probably LeBeuf et Thibault, Montereau, France, c. 1820, faience fine, with thin blue bands at rim and foot bracketing a field of dark brown decorated with a looping tri-color earthworm, the handle with typical Montereau foliate terminals, ht. 4 in.
Estimate $200-400

Significant crack curving down from rim, area of glaze loss in dark brown field, evern overall staining.

Keywords

Montereau, France, Faience, Mug, Pottery

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