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FS35: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A 19th Century Transfer Printed Pottery Mug Commemorating the 'Blackburn Riots'

Auction Lot FS35/697

A 19th century transfer printed pottery mug commemorating the 'Blackburn Riots' decorated in black with two prints titled 'Blackburn Riots May 1878' and 'Col Jackson's House on Fire, Blackburn Riots May 1878' between blue line borders, 10.5cm high [minor glaze losses]. * the riots of 1878 took place in Blackburn and Darwen and were the product of a breakdown of the process of negotiation between the cotton masters and their workforce. The Lancashire cotton industry suffered from a 'boom and bust' economy and following a slump in the 1870s, the Cotton Masters Association, chaired by Col Robert Jackson, had imposed a region-wide pay cut.

A 19th Century Transfer Printed Pottery Mug Commemorating the 'Blackburn Riots' (FS35/697) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 11th July 2017 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A 19th century transfer printed pottery mug commemorating the 'Blackburn Riots' decorated in black with two prints titled 'Blackburn Riots May 1878' and 'Col Jackson's House on Fire, Blackburn Riots May 1878' between blue line borders, 10.5cm high [minor glaze losses]. * the riots of 1878 took place in Blackburn and Darwen and were the product of a breakdown of the process of negotiation between the cotton masters and their workforce. The Lancashire cotton industry suffered from a 'boom and bust' economy and following a slump in the 1870s, the Cotton Masters Association, chaired by Col Robert Jackson, had imposed a region-wide pay cut.

Price Realised

£520

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Sale Information

FS35: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 11th July 2017
Wednesday, 12th July 2017

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 10:00am on Wednesday, 12th July 2017 as part of the Oriental and European Ceramics and Glassware section of the sale.

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