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Four Portneuf Pottery Stick Spatter Decorated Covered Bowls

Auction:
2431
Lot:
683
Sold for:
$119$100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Four Portneuf Pottery Stick Spatter Decorated Covered Bowls, Scotland, late 19th/early 20th century, the first decorated with butterflies and demilune designs in blue, the second with anchors and ropes in black and yellow, the third with cows in blue, and the fourth with bowknotted swags with inscription "SOMETHING TAE THE BAIRN" in
shades of green and blue, (minor imperfections), ht. 2 1/2-3 5/8 in., dia. 5 3/4-6 5/8 in.
Estimate $200-400

the bowl with butterflies has some light discoloration, two hairlines one about 1 in. from rim and one X- shaped about 1 in. dia., also has a small glaze burst near bowl center

Keywords

Scotland, Butterfly, Lepidoptera

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