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Tin-glazed Earthenware Flowerpot

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
153
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Tin-glazed Earthenware Flowerpot, England, c. 1750, probably London, inverted campana shape with molded lion mask handles, blue decorated with a repeating scene of a European landscape with strolling woman in contemporary dress, stiff leaves surrounding the socle, ht. 7 1/4 in.

Provenance: Ex Coombes Collection.

Literature: Similar in Fair as China Dishes, by Archer and Morgan, illus. 70.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Numerous large craze lines to glaze and rim; footrim with chips of 1/4 and 3/8"; glaze chips to one handle.


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

London, United Kingdom, Ceramic glazes, Ceres, Delftware, Earthenware, English delftware, Lotus Cars, Pottery, Tin-glazed pottery, Tin-glazing

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