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Lot 1241: Two English black basalt stirrup cups, 18th century, in the manner of wedgewood and bentley, The first in the form of a hare's head, t

International Sale: Antiques & Decorative Arts

Platinum House

by Freeman's

October 11, 2012

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Live Auction
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Description: Two English black basalt stirrup cups

18th century, in the manner of wedgewood and bentley

The first in the form of a hare's head, the circular rim inscribed "Success to bowl away & the merry, Harriers of Newton", the interior glazed with evidence of reconstruction, apparently unmarked; together with a fox head stirrup cup, glazed interior.

H: 6 1/2 in, Fox head H: 5 1/2 in.

Condition Report: Fox: Overall good condition.
No visible cracks or chips.

Hare: Evidince of heavy yet professional restoration. Only visible on interior of cup.

Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. 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. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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