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Raer Cup On The Bay ,superb Antique .. Staffordshire .. `playing With Marbles` . Childs Mug C.1850


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well here is a nice find if any one collects this . Mike

http://cgi.ebay.com/...em=120934145477

This is a superb example of an early antique Staffordshire .. Hand-Coloured .. `Playing with Marbles` Childs Mug, ... made in the Staffordshire Potteries, ... and dating from circa. 1850. The mug is well modelled .. with a shaped base & loop handle, ... decorated with a hand-coloured print of three children playing a game of marbles.

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Too bad about the hairline. And not to put down Staffordshire Pottery, but doesn't it appear as if a child painted it? Since they simply hand painted the colors over the printed transfer, perhaps unskilled labor or children were involved. Note the bad smear on the rim.

Still a cool item.

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