Antique Gaudy Welsh Coffee Can or Mug

$85

Antique Gaudy Welsh coffee can or mug. Circa 1820. This antique coffee mug is hand painted in the “Pagoda” pattern, using the typical Gaudy Welsh colours of cobalt blue, green, russet and lustre on a cream coloured ground. Originally manufactured in Wales, Gaudy Welsh was later produced in Britain during the early nineteenth century, patterned after Japanese Imari, sold to the working class, and given its name by Americans (Howard Williams, 1978).

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Description

Antique Gaudy Welsh coffee can or mug. Circa 1820. This antique coffee mug is hand painted in the “Pagoda” pattern, using the typical Gaudy Welsh colours of cobalt blue, green, russet and lustre on a cream coloured ground. Originally manufactured in Wales, Gaudy Welsh was later produced in Britain during the early nineteenth century, patterned after Japanese Imari, sold to the working class, and given its name by Americans (Howard Williams, 1978).

Dimensions
3 inches (8 cm) tall, 4¼ inches (11 cm) at its widest point, and a diameter of 3 and 3/8 inches (9 cm) at the base.

Condition
This very old mug has signs of use along the rim (discolouration) and obvious shelf wear on the bottom (see photos). There are also some anomalies in the glaze, which would have occurred during production but are not considered to be flaws. Otherwise the coffee can is in good antique condition, with no chips, cracks or crazing.

Delivery or Pick-up
Please note that delivery, delivery insurance and duty, if applicable, are not included in the above price. Our checkout page will calculate the cost of Canada Post delivery based on your postal/zip code and/or location. We ship worldwide. You also have the option of picking up the item in Newburgh, Kingston or Napanee, Ontario, Canada. Sorry no refunds available once purchased. For more information feel free to contact us at: info@rogueshollowantiques.com

 

Additional information

Weight.8125 lbs
Dimensions6 × 5.5 × 7 in

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