An ale pint straight-sided mug, circa 1740
Lot 162
An ale-pint straight-sided mug, circa 1740
Sold for £400 (US$ 672) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An ale-pint straight-sided mug, circa 1740
With low single-fillet, single-curve handle with hooded ball terminal, ownership initials M C, to tongue thumbrest, unidentified touchmark in base, height 12.6cm

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Richard Mundey, purchased 1971.

    Michael Boorer referred to the touchmark as I G. A similar mug, bearing touchmark in base of I G, sold The Sandy Law Collection, Phillips, Chester, September 1997, lot 120; illustrated Peter Hornsby, Pewter of the Western World, p. 280, pl. 946.
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