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Post  Jeremy Ashford on Sat 22 Oct - 10:53

slab-formed face mug, moustache cup

This mug is quite crudely formed from heavy slab with a discrete join at the handle line. Looks old in many ways.
white -  slab-formed face mug with big nose (moustache cup) and thrown mug with white eyes Bignos10
I cannot decipher the potter's mark, may be CA3.

Is it New Zealand pottery?

It has the biggest nose of all my face mugs, some of which see below.
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26/10/16
Here's another big nose. This one has white eyes.
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10cm H, unmarked for maker

Some whiteye mugs on tm: http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1187706684 Those are marked but I cannot read the marks.
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