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Sale IT214 Lot 227

ENGLISH CREAMWARE RED-TRANSFER PRINTED NAPOLEONIC SATIRE MUG, 19TH CENTURY possibly Liverpool or Staffordshire, of cylindrical form printed in iron-red with a British political anti-Napoleon caricature and inscription, the print based on an etching by Charles Williams, titled ‘The Governor of Europe Stopped in his Career’ first published in 1803, depicting John Bull slashing off the tip of Napoleon’s foot as he tramples/dances his way across a map of Europe, h: 4.5 in.

Note: For details regarding this print on a creamware jug, see The British Museum, London, accession no. 1922,1220.2.CR. For a similar mug, see Anderson-Garland, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, 17 June 2014, lot 32.

Estimate $150-250


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