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Two Earthenware Figures

Auction:
2509
Lot:
251
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2010 3:00PM

Description:

Two Earthenware Figures, England, late 18th century, overglaze enamel decorated figures, a Neale-type figure modeled as Charlotte mourning over the ashes of her husband; a female allegorical figure of Plenty, standing holding a horn of plenty, with a wreath of flowers in her hair, with "Meek's Collection" label on base; both on square bases, ht. 9 1/8, 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

Charlotte- retouch to top of urn, head, and base, minor glaze losses.

Plenty- small losses to flower sprig in one hand, retouch to one foot several small paint losses to high relief areas.

Keywords

Charlotte, United Kingdom, Ceramic glaze, Horn of Plenty, Pottery

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