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Export Porcelain "Glorious Victory at Culloden" Mug

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Export Porcelain "Glorious Victory at Culloden" Mug, China, c. 1750, the mug with bulbous body and flared rim with large circular medallion depicting the Duke of Cumberland wearing a tricorn hat and red coat on a crosshatched gray background, surrounded with lettering "Apl 16th 1746 In remembrance of the Glorious Victory at Culloden," and scalloped border, flanked by large floral sprays, loop handle with molded terminal, ht. 6 1/4 in.

Note: The battle at Culloden, in the Scottish highlands, was the final and decisive victory by English forces led by William Augustus, the Duke of Cumberland, over the Jacobite uprising of 1745.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Horizontal 4 1/2-inch hairline crack in body extending into the portrait, glaze loss to sides of handle


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

William Augustus, Great Britain, Invasions of England, Jacobite rising, Jacobitism, Prince William, Duke of Cumberland, China

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