07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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George Jones Majolica Shell Compote

$2,133$1,800
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

George Jones Majolica Shell Compote, England, c. 1870, polychrome enamel decorated and modeled as a large shell mounted atop a coral stand on a rocky base adorned with shells, impressed mark, ht. 8, wd. to 11 in.
Estimate $300-400

Firing pit to the interior about 1" down from rim (an oval firing flaw hole about 1/4" x 1/8").
light rim hairline (approx. 1" long), and a light rim glaze line.
small rim chip.
Age typical minor glaze crazing.

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George Jones Majolica Shell Compote, United Kingdom