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SC25: Sporting and Collectors Sale

Of Boer War Naval Interest A Doulton Lambeth Stoneware 'Handy Man' Jug

Auction Lot SC25/8

Of Boer War Naval interest a Doulton Lambeth stoneware 'Handy Man' jug of waisted form with ribbed strap handle printed with a sailor above the banner 'The Handy Man' flanked by portraits of Capt PM Scott and Capt H Lambton, circa 1900, 20.5cm high, [good professional restoration to spout].

Of Boer War Naval Interest A Doulton Lambeth Stoneware 'Handy Man' Jug (SC25/8) offered in our Sporting and Collectors Auction starting on 15th November 2017 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Of Boer War Naval interest a Doulton Lambeth stoneware 'Handy Man' jug of waisted form with ribbed strap handle printed with a sailor above the banner 'The Handy Man' flanked by portraits of Capt PM Scott and Capt H Lambton, circa 1900, 20.5cm high, [good professional restoration to spout].

Notes

- being out gunned by the Boers in the field Capts Scott and Lambton dismounted the guns from HMS Powerful and HMS Terrible and attached them to wheeled carriages so they could be pulled into battle by Naval ratings to assist successfully at the siege of Mafeking

Estimate

£60 - £90

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Fine Art Category

Sporting Ceramics and Glass

Sale Information

SC25: Sporting and Collectors Sale
Wednesday, 15th November 2017
Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Important Notes

Weights and measurements are approximate guidelines only, unless otherwise stated to the contrary.

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