Salt-glazed Stoneware Ale Mug
- Sold for:
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
- Date / Time :
- April 08, 2016 10:00AM
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.
Two silver acanthus leaves missing; no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.
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