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Tin-glazed Earthenware Casket

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
158
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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

Description:

Tin-glazed Earthenware Casket Inkstand,
England, c. 1760, probably Liverpool, the rectangular form with overhanging top pierced with large center hole flanked by four holes and bordered with six holes to either side, all set on an overhanging foot supported on ogee bracket feet, blue decorated, the top with simple dots, each long side with landscape revealing two gabled houses, each short end with a skiff with boatman, lg. 5, wd. 2 1/2, ht. 2 1/4 in.

Provenance: Alistair Sampson.

Literature: Similar illustrated in English Delftware in the Bristol Collection, by Britton, illus. 7.27.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Rim and footrim chips restored; rim and footrim glaze abrasions.


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

United Kingdom, Ceramic glazes, Delftware, Earthenware, English delftware, Jar stand, Pottery, Tin-glazed pottery, Tin-glazing

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