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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
October 11, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
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.
Fox: Overall good condition.
No visible cracks or chips.
Hare: Evidince of heavy yet professional restoration. Only visible on interior of cup.
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