Cockfighting interest : a pottery puzzle jug, by Elsmore and Forster, printed in colours with two Joseph Grimaldi harlequins and three titled vignettes 'A Set Too' (sic); 'A Knock Down Blow'; 'The Death' 22cm high and two pairs of 19th century spurs and a feather, one pair sealed in a display frame, the other pair stamped 'CMP' , now in an oval red leather box, together with a modern book: 'History of Cockfighting' by George Riley Scott. 1983
Cockfighting has been illegal in England since 1835, as it is in most parts of the world. These items are therefore of historic interest only.
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Sold for £190
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Auction: Homes and Interiors - Live Online, Tue, 16th Mar 2021
Our bi-weekly Homes & Interiors sales showcase an array of different periods and styles all under one roof, juxtaposing old with new, items rich in history displayed next to works of art by emerging artists, and emphasising just how effortlessly they complement one another. There is undoubtedly something to suit all tastes and budgets within these live online auctions.
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