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Salt-glazed Stoneware Ale Mug

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Salt-glazed Stoneware Ale Mug, England, c. 1703-10, probably London, cylindrical shape with ridged loop handle above an impressed "AR" ale-measure marker with crown, the body partially decorated with a reddish-brown iron wash, the rim with a wide silver band bordered with acanthus leaves, bearing a partially obscure and unidentified hallmark, ht. 5 1/4 in.

Provenance: Jonathan Horne.

Literature: Illustrated in English Pottery and Related Works of Art, by J. Horne, p. 35, illus. L.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Two silver acanthus leaves missing; no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.


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.

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Jonathan Horne, Ceramic art, Ceramics, Mug, Pottery, Stoneware, London, United Kingdom

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