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    A Scarce 1790s Liverpool Creamware Pitcher Mourning the Executed King Louis XVI of France. On front is a scene of Louis standing before the guillotine, while the reverse depicts the King taking leave of his family. Original condition, showing one large crack on the side and several minor hairlines in the bottom. Light age toning, and damage to pouring spout and part of upper lip has been crudely repaired. However this is an intact example of a rare design that poses little challenge to a competent ceramics restorer. Height 7".

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    December, 2008
    2nd-3rd Tuesday-Wednesday
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