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    Sale 5904

    Christie's Interiors

    31 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 718

    A WORCESTER SMALL MUG

    CIRCA 1754, FAINT UNDERGLAZE BLUE X MARK, INCISED TO FOOTRIM

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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