• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 293

    A PAIR OF WORCESTER TRANSFER-PRINTED ROYAL PORTRAIT MUGS OF GEORGE III AND QUEEN CHARLOTTE

    CIRCA 1761

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF WORCESTER TRANSFER-PRINTED ROYAL PORTRAIT MUGS OF GEORGE III AND QUEEN CHARLOTTE
    CIRCA 1761
    Of small baluster form, transfer printed after Robert Hancock in lilac with the King and Queen in profile to left and right, flanked by Fame and Britannia, Minerva and Venus and Cupid
    3½ in. (8.8 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Gary Atkins, London.


    Literature

    R. Sharp, Ceramics: Ethics & Scandal, New York, 2002, p. 16.