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Seven Transfer-decorated Child's Mugs and a Larger Transfer-decorated Mug

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
230
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Seven Transfer-decorated Child's Mugs and a Larger Transfer-decorated Mug, England, early 19th century, two inscribed "FOR MY DEAR GIRL," two inscribed "FOR MY DEAR BOY," one inscribed "FOR HENRY" with a mismatched creamware lid, one inscribed "ELIZABETH J. MCLEAN," a mug depicting the British sign language alphabet, and a mug with a maritime theme, ht. to 3 1/4 in.
The Collection of Gail & Don Piatt
Estimate $400-600


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

Don Piatt, Coffee culture, Creamware, Food and drink, Inscribed figure, Mug, Teaware, United Kingdom

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