31 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A WORCESTER SMALL MUG
CIRCA 1754, FAINT UNDERGLAZE BLUE X MARK, INCISED TO FOOTRIM
Of flared cylindrical form with a reeded loop handle, painted in underglaze blue and overglaze iron-red with an Oriental figure crossing a bridge
2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high
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For a similar mug, see Simon Spero, The Worcester Porcelain, Klepser Collection (London, 1984), cat. no. 33.
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