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Dated Stoneware Puzzle Jug

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
281
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Dated Stoneware Puzzle Jug, England, 1837, with five spouts over a pierced and blue dotted neck, the bulbous lower body with incised verse "A Puzzle - Gentlemen Now Try Your Skill If You Can Drink Without a Spill," ht. 8 in.

Provenance: The Victor & Muriel Polikoff Collection; Zeitlin collection.
Estimate $200-400

In very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.


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, Ceramic materials, Cooking, Drinkware, Jug, Kitchenware, Manufacturing, Mechanical puzzles, Pottery, Puzzle jug, Stoneware, Tableware, United Kingdom

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