A Staffordshire scratch-blue saltglaze porter mug, dated 1766
Lot 34
A Staffordshire scratch-blue saltglaze porter mug, dated 1766
Sold for £2,375 (US$ 3,987) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Staffordshire scratch-blue saltglaze porter mug, dated 1766
Of generous cylindrical form on a slightly spreading foot with a strap handle, incised with decoration of scrolling branches of large flowers framing a central inscription 'Thos. Elles 1766', all picked out in cobalt-blue, 11.8cm high (handle restuck, minor cracks)

Footnotes

  • A mug of this type dated 1763 was sold in these rooms on 10 September 2008, lot 162.
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