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FS24: Two Day Fine Art Sale

Two Aller Vale (Torquay) Pottery Political Commemorative Face Jugs and One Other

Auction Lot FS24/485

Two Aller Vale (Torquay) pottery political commemorative face jugs and one other comprising two modelled as a caricature of William Ewart Gladstone, bearing a headband marked G OM, the handle formed as an axe, one of buff colour with green band, the other under green glazes, impressed Aller Vale with patent registration no., circa 1890-1900, 16cm high, [one cracked with filled chip], together with a humorous example depicted as a winking smiling man, under mustard glazes, impressed Aller Vale England, circa 1900-10, 18cm high, [bruise to rim].

Two Aller Vale (Torquay) Pottery Political Commemorative Face Jugs and One Other (FS24/485) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 28th October 2014 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Two Aller Vale (Torquay) pottery political commemorative face jugs and one other comprising two modelled as a caricature of William Ewart Gladstone, bearing a headband marked G OM, the handle formed as an axe, one of buff colour with green band, the other under green glazes, impressed Aller Vale with patent registration no., circa 1890-1900, 16cm high, [one cracked with filled chip], together with a humorous example depicted as a winking smiling man, under mustard glazes, impressed Aller Vale England, circa 1900-10, 18cm high, [bruise to rim].

The Roy Paine Collection of Torquay Pottery

This item is part of a 140 lot collection being sold at auction through Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood.

The Roy Paine Collection of Torquay Pottery (mainly from Aller Vale and Watcombe) comprises 66 lots and represents a collection built up meticuously over a 36 year period.

More Details

Notes

Gladstone was known as an advocate for physical fitness, whose favourite pastime was to chop down large trees with an axe, hence the choice of handle on the jug. The moniker G OM is an abbreviation of Grand Old Man, a reflection of the affection felt for him at the time.

Price Realised

£140

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Sale Information

FS24: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 28th October 2014
Wednesday, 29th October 2014

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 10:00am on Wednesday, 29th October 2014 as part of the Oriental and European Ceramics and Glass section of the sale.

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Important Notes

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