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Saturday Evening Girls Squirrel-decorated Covered Vessel

Auction:
2870B
Lot:
289
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2870B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 05, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Saturday Evening Girls Squirrel-decorated Covered Vessel
Hand decorated pottery
Decorated by Albina Mangini for Celia Goodman, both SEG decorators, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1920
Vessel with lid in blue two-tone glaze with circular medallion of a squirrel on a branch in white, brown, and green glazes, black linear accents, chip back top edge, ht. 4 1/2 in.

Provenance: Celia Goodman's wedding dishes, descended in the family.

Note: It was the custom that the girls decorated for each other as a wedding gift. SEG decorator Sarah Galner's wedding service is part of the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts.
Estimate $400-600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Sarah Galner, Albina Mangini, Celia Goodman, Ceramic art, Ceramic glazes, Ceramics, Pottery

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