10-27-2013 10-27-2013
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2680B Boston
October 27, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Three Mochaware Pottery Items

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 27, 2013 10:00AM


Three Mochaware Pottery Items, England, early 19th century, a baluster-form pitcher ornamented with brown, rust, and blue stripes flanking bands of wavy lines of brown slip; a quart mug with molded base and reeded handle with bands of white wavy lines on a dark brown ground and bands of looping and wavy earthworm slip decoration on wide taupe and dark brown bands; and a pearlware bowl with green reeded rim band flanked by two thin dark brown bands over a wide rust band with mocha "trees," (imperfections), ht. 3 1/4 to 8 3/8, bowl dia. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Pitcher-old repaired cracks with repaint around the bottom of the sides, with some of the paint flaking off and with some discoloration.
Mug- 1 in. vertical hairline on molded base and under base edge. small chip to undrside of base edge, crazing and dis-coloration to interior.
Bowl- with three hairlines, one large 3 in. vertical down from rim then curving horizontally about 4 in. near center, one 2 in. vertical from rim, one vertical about 3/4 in from rim discoloration to interior.

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United Kingdom, baluster-form pitcher