• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5686

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    9 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 191

    AN ENGLISH PEARLWARE BEAR-BAITING JUG AND COVER

    CIRCA 1820

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH PEARLWARE BEAR-BAITING JUG AND COVER
    CIRCA 1820
    Modelled as a seated muzzled and chained bear, it head forming the cover, with a branch-moulded loop handle attached to its back, the spout formed as a hound held in its fore-paws, naturalistically coloured, on a shaped iron-red and green base
    11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) high


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