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Cup with an illustration from 'The Golliwogg's Auto-go-cart'





Stock No. 453 

A very scarce porcelain cup with an illustration from 'The Golliwogg's Auto-go-cart', by Florence Kate Upton published 1901.
These stories, written for children around 120 years ago in the late Victorian period, described the adventures of Dutch Dolls and a Golliwogg doll who was portrayed as a hero saving those Dutch Dolls from calamity.
Condition - minimal wear -excellent condition.
These ceramics are usually decorated with a green background. This is a particularly rare example with the yellow background!
Marked with the British registered design number "R.E.G. 425168" on base which dates it to between 1900 and 1905. Believed to be made in Germany for the British market.

Dimensions :
Height : 2 inches
Diameter : 3.2 inches

(Note : See "Gifts for Good Children" Vol. 2 illus. pp. 22 )

180.00