Four Bewdley Pre-Imperial mugs
Lot 45
Three Bewdley pre-Imperial mugs
Sold for £250 (US$ 420) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Three Bewdley pre-Imperial mugs
To include a quart tulip-shaped mug, circa 1760, with single-fillet and S-curve handle with ball terminal, hallmark to collar and touchmark inside base of Christopher Bankes II, (w.1746-1788), (PS 70), crowned G on body, capacity 38 fl.oz., height 16cm; together with a similar pint mug by the same maker, height 11.7cm; another pint tulip-shaped mug, again by Christopher Banks II, with double-curve handle and acanthus-cast thumbrest with fish-tail terminal, hallmarks to collar, height 11.8cm; a pint OEWS straight-sided mug, hallmarks to collar, probably Ingram and Hunt, (w.1778-1807), (PS 5094), with single low-fillet to body and single-curve handle with flush terminal, height 12.5cm; and a 19th century half-pint straight-sided mug, touchmark inside base of John Carruthers Crane, Bewdley, (w.1807-1838), (PS 72, OP 1197), verification marks to collar, single-curve handle with ball terminal, height 9.3cm (5)


  • Provenance: The pint mug, with single-fillet by Christopher Bankes II, The Boocock Collection, Sotheby's, 1992, (probably part of lot 1253).
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