01-12-2013 01-12-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2631B Boston
January 12, 2013 10:00AMCalender
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Pair of Cookworthy's Plymouth Porcelain Mugs

$4,200$3,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Cookworthy's Plymouth Porcelain Mugs, England, c. 1770, each cylindrical, polychrome enameled and gilded with family crest, ht. 3 3/4 in.; together with a limited edition copy of the book Cookworthy's Plymouth & Bristol Porcelain.

Provenance: F.S. Mackenna Collection.

Literature: Illustrated in Cookworthy's Plymouth & Bristol Porcelain, by F.S. Mackenna, plate 3.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

One handle with hairlines surrounding terminals. The same mug with a shallow chips to the rim. No evidence of any restorations to either.

Keywords

Plymouth, United Kingdom, Chinese culture, Glass, Mug, Plymouth, Massachusetts, Porcelain, Pottery