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Lot No. 1132
Artist: Artus Van Briggle
Description: Standard glaze four handled presentation mug with the portrait of an elderly gentleman on the front with “Man doth not live by bread only”, a raised grape motif and “1896” carved on the back, the work of Artus Van Briggle in 1896. There are two large handles (one of which has a tight line) and a second set of slightly smaller handles. There is fine overall crazing, a few open glaze bubbles and the aforementioned line on one handle. Marks include the Rookwood logo, which indicates the date, shape S1249 and Mr. Van Briggle’s incised initials. Height is 6 3/4 inches. There is a tremendous amount of modeling/carving on this piece.
Size: 6 3/4”
Estimate: $2,500.00 - $3,500.00