George III Mug - Sadler Liverpool

George III Mug - Sadler Liverpool

Catalogue No: CML019

£ 4950.00

Description:

A rare and impressive mug featuring a a profile of King George III  The Lion and Unicorn feature in the elaborate scrollwork which also incorporates a scroll reading George III KING OF GREAT BRITAIN signed I. Sadler Liverpool.

 

Circa 1762-3

 

Approx - 4.75 inches (120mm) tall.

 

In very good condition throughout.

 

For further information on this dramatic piece see: Drakard Printed English Pottery page 146.  Also, for an image of a similar mug see: S Price John Sadler A Liverpool Pottery Printer  The author asserts the piece was produced in 1763 to celebrate the victory  of the Seven Yeas'  War.

 

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