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

Est. $800-$1,200

Sold: $1,560 ($1,300)

Comprising a hemispherical bowl surrounded by a black, pumpkin, blue and white looping earthworm on a pumpkin slip field, beneath an unusual black border slip-trailed with a white wavy line, diameter 6 ⅛ inches; a London-shape bowl, diameter 4 ⅝ inches, and a mug, height 3 ⅝ inches.

Provenance: The first, Garth’s Auctions, Delaware, Ohio, April 2003; the second, “The Jonathan Rickard Collection of Mocha Pottery,” Skinner, Inc., Boston, March 11, 2001, lot 413; the third, Kemble’s, Norwich, Ohio, August 2004.