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Three J. & J.G. Low Portrait Tiles and Three Other Portrait Tiles

Auction:
2978T
Lot:
1203
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Discovery - 2978T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 05, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Three J. & J.G. Low Portrait Tiles and Three Other Portrait Tiles, United States, late 19th/early 20th century, two metal-framed tiles in glossy green and amber glazes depicting women with classical hairstyles, one facing right, the other left, stamped mark Low Tile and Metal MFG. Co. Chelsea, Mass. Pat. Apl'd for, dia. 4 1/2; a paperweight with same tile as the right facing woman above in sang de boeuf glaze, unmarked dia. 3 3/4; a metal-framed tile in glossy amber glaze depicting a kneeling woman at a spring, unmarked, dia. 2 3/4; and two tiles in glossy blue glaze depicting women, in a modern wood frame, 11 3/4 x 8 in.
Estimate $20-200

Not examined out of frames, separation at edge of one metal frame.


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

Co. Chelsea, United States, Building materials, Ceramic art, Ceramic engineering, Ceramic glazes, Construction, Glaze, Learning, Pottery, Tile, Visual arts

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