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Creamware Half-pint Mug

Auction:
2985B
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2985B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Creamware Half-pint Mug, England, c. 1780, manganese-glazed reeded bands at the rim and foot framing a ground of rust-colored slip dotted with daubed black slip and with a sprigged ornamented arch over an oval portrait bust with dark brown slip details, and applied molded strap handle, (minor imperfections), ht. 3 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

Very small apparently in-the-making rim chip with associated hairline crack, the base with circular and spiderweb hairlines.


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

United Kingdom, Ceramic glaze, Creamware, Manganese, Matter, Pottery, Slip, Visual arts

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