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Five Staffordshire Historical Blue Transfer-decorated Table Items

Auction:
2961B
Lot:
459
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Five Staffordshire Historical Blue Transfer-decorated Table Items, England, second quarter 19th century, a "Doctor Syntax drawing after Nature" plate, with transfer-printed title on back, dia. 10 1/2; a James and Ralph Clews "Doctor Syntax and the Bees" plate with transfer-printed title and impressed Clews mark on the back, dia. 10; a "Doctor Syntax returned from his Tour" plate with transfer-printed title and impressed Clews mark on the back, dia. 8 7/8; a "Quadrupeds" plate with running antelope, dia. 7 1/2; and a James and Ralph Clews "Poseidon" teacup and saucer with impressed Clews mark on back, ht. 2 3/4, dia. 5 7/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

Dr. Syntax and the Bees plate has a 1 1/4 in. hairline crack in the rim.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Ralph Clews, Clews, Dia, Doctor Syntax, Saucer, Software, United Kingdom

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