Lot 122: A Worcester blue and white ''a walk in the garden'' pattern mug, c.1758 and a strap flute floral pattern sauceboat, c.1775, height 14cm
November 29, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A Worcester blue and white ''a walk in the garden'' pattern mug, c.1758 and a strap flute floral pattern sauceboat, c.1775, workman''s mark and crescent marks, height 14cm (5.75in.) & 10.5cm (4.2in.)
The mug is slightly mis-shapen not quite a circle from above, the handle has two firing cracks to it - one across the top of the handle which goes all the way around and another a partial crack half way down, occasional glaze imperfections and scratches to the glaze, the sauceboat in the lot has four restored shallow chips around the edge which are filler repairs that have yet to be re-sprayed and wear to the interior.
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