• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art & Ceramics

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 274

    A GEORGE JONES MAJOLICA COBALT-BLUE GROUND HUNT CUP AND STAND

    IMPRESSED REGISTRY MARK FOR 1872, BLACK PAINTED 3244

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE JONES MAJOLICA COBALT-BLUE GROUND HUNT CUP AND STAND
    IMPRESSED REGISTRY MARK FOR 1872, BLACK PAINTED 3244
    Of cylindrical form, one side molded with a spaniel flushing birds, the obverse with a fox stalking a rabbit, flanked by angular rope-entwined bracket handles, the rim of the stand with flowering scrollwork
    7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) high, the cup (2)


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    See R. Cluett, George Jones Ceramics 1861-1951, Atglen, 1998, p. 47 for a very similar tankard; also compare A Private Collection, Sotheby's, New York, 11 March 1997, lot 77.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ROSALIE WISE SHARP