Two creamware mugs with ship and amorial
Lot 58
Two creamware mugs, dated 1782 and circa 1780-90
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,260) inc. premium
Lot Details
Two creamware mugs, dated 1782 and circa 1780-90
Both of cylindrical form with strap handles, one North Eastern example inscribed 'William Clifford. MEDOMSLEY. 1782', the reverse painted with the arms of the Worshipful company of Weavers, framed with an elaborate wreath of roses beneath a puce diaper border, 15.3cm high, the other mug painted in tones of grey and orange with a sailing ship, a double concentric band at the rim, 15.9cm high (restored) (2)

Footnotes

  • A entry exists of a William Clifford marrying a Hannah Landle on the 25 February 1800 in the Medomsley marriage Registers. The Worshipful Company of Weavers is the most ancient of the Livery Companies in the City of London.
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