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Set of Eleven Wilkinson Commemorative Toby Jugs

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
394
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3115B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Set of Eleven Wilkinson Commemorative Toby Jugs, England, c. 1915-20, after designs by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould, each molded figure polychrome enameled and gilded and depicting political and military leaders during World War I, including Marshall Foch, President Woodrow Wilson, General Botha, Lord French, General Joffre, H.M. King George V, Lord Kitchner, Admiral Beatty, Rt. Hon. D. Lloyd George, Admiral Jelicoe, and Field Marshal Haig, printed factory mark and signature, ht. 9 1/2 to 11 3/4 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Blue enamel on Woodrow Wilson misfired. No evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations throughout.


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

George V, Woodrow Wilson, Francis Carruthers Gould, D. Lloyd George, Jelicoe, Marshall Foch, Toby Jugs, Kitchner, Field Marshal Haig, United Kingdom, Beatty, David Lloyd George, Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, Ferdinand Foch, Freemen of the City of London, Gould, Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur, John French, 1st Earl of Ypres, Joseph Joffre, Members of the Order of Merit, Military personnel, Wilkinson

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