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Mocha-decorated Pearlware Double Jug

Auction:
2786B
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2786B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 01, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Mocha-decorated Pearlware Double Jug, England, c. 1830-40, the mouths decorated with doubled blue slip lines above a dark brown slip field with tan and light blue cat's-eye decoration, triple wavy light brown slip banding on body above a dark brown slip band bordered by doubled light blue slip bands with cat's-eye decoration; an applied molded handle joins the jugs at the mouth along with a marbled cat's-eye slip around the area where the bodies merge, (imperfections), ht. 10, wd. 14 1/2, dp. 7 in.

Exhibitions: Mocha Mania, DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, Colonial Williamsburg, 1993-1994, and published in "The Magazine Antiques," August 1993, p. 188.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Base of covered jug restored.


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, DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum

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