07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

George III Lead Garden Figure on Doulton Terra-cotta Stand

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM


George III Lead Garden Figure on Doulton Terra-cotta Stand, England, early to mid-19th century, of a putto holding grapes and a bird on an octagonal plinth, ht. 24 1/2; raised on a square stand with impressed mark "Doulton & Co. Limited, Lambeth" with lion's heads to four sides, ht. 20 1/2, wd. 14 1/2 in.

Provenance: Lead garden figure purchased from Charles Lumb & Sons Ltd, Harrogate, England, 1988.
Estimate $800-1,200

Lead figure: Areas of corrosion from exposure. Cracks/metal fatigue to both sides of neck, one shoulder, and backs of both ankles. Scattered surface abrasions. Terra-cotta stand: Losses to edges. One lion with significant loss.


Doulton & Co. Limited, United Kingdom, Harrogate, Charles Lumb & Sons Ltd