• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 200

    A STAFFORDSHIRE WHITE SALTGLAZE BEAR JUG AND COVER

    CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    A STAFFORDSHIRE WHITE SALTGLAZE BEAR JUG AND COVER
    CIRCA 1750
    Modelled seated upright clasping the dog to its chest, and covered in shredded clay, its detachable head with pierced muzzle and a collar with brown dot stud ornament, its claws, genitals and the dog lightly enriched in brown
    9 in. (23 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Jonathan Horne, London.