Three Staffordshire guglets, circa 1740-1770
Lot 10
Three Water bottles or guglets, circa 1740-1770
£900 - 1,300
US$ 1,400 - 2,000

Lot Details
Three Water bottles or guglets, circa 1740-1770
All with a globular body, one in saltglaze with a long slender neck, applied with sprigged decoration of trailing flowers, 23.2cm high (rim restored), one with a lead-glazed tortoiseshell body, streaked in green and blue-grey, with an everted rim above a bulb neck, applied with sprigged decoration of 'Liver birds' perched in fruiting vine below a band of sprigs, 25.3cm high (restored neck), the third in plain creamware with two gadrooned line borders, with an everted rim above a bulb neck, 25.7cm high (cracked) (3)

Footnotes

  • The saltglaze guglet was exhibited in the 6th NCS Exhibition held at Stoke-on-Trent Museum in 1989. A white saltglaze guglet, applied with the same sprigged decoration as the present lead-glazed example of 'Liver Birds' was offered in these rooms on 6 June 2007, lot 94
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