21 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,625
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000
A PAIR OF INITIALED MASONIC CIDER JUGS AND COVERS
FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The front of each with a medallion enclosing the pillars of King Solomon's temple and a flaming sun enclosing a G, the sides with the gilt initials J...F among various other Masonic symbols, the rims with bands of fruiting grapevine on a peach ground, the finial formed as a crouching Buddhistic lion
10¼ in. (26 cm.) high (4)
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For a single Masonic jug from the Hodroff Collection, see Christie's, New York, 23 January 2008, lot 437.
Fuchs and Howard, Made in China, p. 148, no. 95.
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