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Staffordshire Earthenware Bust of Milton

Auction:
3031B
Lot:
341
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3031B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Staffordshire Earthenware Bust of Milton, England, c. 1820, pearl-glazed with overglaze enamel painted decoration, the flaring plinth in pink lustre, ht. 10 3/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

Several areas of glaze abrasions including bridge of nose, a cheek, eyebrows, scattered in hair; additional abrasions and with some retouch to cloak; flaking to green enamel trim.


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.

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