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Salt-glazed Stoneware Ale Mug

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
320
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Salt-glazed Stoneware Ale Mug, England, c. 1780-90, probably Liverpool, gray ground cylindrical body with inward canting rim, scratched blue decorated with scrolled foliage flanking a central raised lozenge with molded crowned cipher GR, ht. 4 3/4 in.

Provenance: From the Troy Chappell Collection.
Literature: Identical illustrated in The Price Guide to 18th Century English Pottery, by Mount, p. 96.
Estimate $300-500

Light and even surface wear to glaze. 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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United Kingdom, Ceramic materials, Ceramics, Drinkware, Lozenge, Mug, Pottery, Stoneware, Tableware

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