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Six Staffordshire Tortoiseshell-glazed Cream-colored Earthenware Items

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3020B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 13, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Six Staffordshire Tortoiseshell-glazed Cream-colored Earthenware Items, England, c. 1750-75, an octagonal tea cannister with press-molded stars and cells, ht. 4; cream jug with mask spout, patches of green glaze, ht. 2 3/4; cup with sprigged flowers, leaves, and berries, patches of green and gray, ht. 2 3/4; saucer with sponged brown, blue, and green and with floral and foliate sprigging, dia. 4 3/4; miniature tea bowl and saucer, saucer dia. 2 3/4; and tea bowl and saucer with patches of green and blue, saucer dia. 4 5/8 in.

Proveance: The Victor & Muriel Polikoff Collection.
Estimate $300-500

Tea canister: restored along one corner seam extending to part of footrim.
Cream jug: Glaze roughness surrounding top rim and with slightest nick at spout; 1/2 and 1" rim hairlines; 3/8" footrim chip; scattered surface abrasions.
Cup with sprigging: Heavily restored; probably had a handle.
Saucer with sprigging: Slight rim nick; 1" rim hairline.
Mini tea bowl and saucer: Each with sizable rim chip repairs.
Tea bowl and saucer: Bowl with 1 1/4" hairline branching off to a "T"; saucer with 2" rim hairline.


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

Muriel Polikoff, Chinese porcelain, Food and drink, Gaiwan, Saucer, Sprigging, Tea bowl, Teaware, United Kingdom

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