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Two Tin-glazed Earthenware Plates

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
156
Sold for:
$338$275

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

Description:

Two Tin-glazed Earthenware Plates, England, c. 1760-80, possibly London, each blue decorated, one with stiff leaf and swag border surrounding a central chinoiserie landscape with house and fence, dia. 8 7/8; another with scallop and floret border surrounding a central still life with floral vase flanked by a bush peony, dia. 9 in.

Literature: Still life plate with similar illustrated in Dated English Delftware, by Lipski and Archer, illus. 696.
Estimate $500-700

Chinoiserie landscape: Rim with heavy glaze loss; glaze with overall large crazing.
Still life: Scattered rim chips and glaze wear; glaze with overall large crazing.


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, Chinoiserie, Delftware, Earthenware, English delftware, Peony, Pottery, Tin-glazed pottery, Tin-glazing

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