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Martin Brothers Blue Glazed Stoneware Narrative Ewer

Auction:
2481
Lot:
263
Sold for:
$948$800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Martin Brothers Blue Glazed Stoneware Narrative Ewer, dated March, 1896 and numbered 632, pinched spout and angular handle above a body incised with a continuous scene of maritime distress related to the Norman Conquest and likely taken from the Bayeux Tapestry, inscribed "Harold's ship stranded on the Norman coast, in the territory of Guy Count of Ponthieu", incised R.W. Martin London & Southall mark, ht. 9 7/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

Excellent condition.

Keywords

Guy Count, W. Martin London, Embroidery, Martin Brothers, Memory of the World Register, Pitcher, Southall, Tapestries

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