THREE BRITISH CREAMWARE AND PEARLWARE MOCHAWARE ‘CAT’S EYES AND EARTHWORM’ WARES, 1820-30.

Est. $1,500-$2,000

Sold: $2,640 ($2,200)

Comprising a jug slip-banded in dark brown, surrounded by a row of dark brown, blue and white cat’s eyes above a looping earthworm, both on cream slip fields, the handle with leafy terminals; and a quart mug and milk jug. Heights 6 ¾, 5 ⅞ and 4 ½ inches.

Provenance: The first, Skinner, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, June 3, 2007, lot 127; the second, David H. Horst Antiques, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, August 2011; the third, “The Collection of Gloria & Charles L. Mandelstam, Christie’s, New York, January 20-21, 2005, lot 201, Fiona & Bill Laidlaw, London, 1987.