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Two Tin-glazed Earthenware Chinoiserie-decorated Dishes

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
162
Sold for:
$308$250

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

Description:

Two Tin-glazed Earthenware Chinoiserie-decorated Dishes, England, c. 1780, probably London, each blue decorated, one with a scroll border surrounding an Asian male seated beneath a willow tree, dia. 8 7/8; another with alternating wavy line and oval chain border surrounding a central landscape with two-story pavilion and large conifer bearing ball-like clusters, dia. 9 in.

Literature: Identical figural plate illustrated in Delftware, by Archer, illus. B. 269; similar pavilion plate illustrated in Dated English Delftware, by Archer, illus. 643.
Estimate $500-700

Figural plate: Glaze chips and abrasions surrounding rim; crazed throughout.
Pavilion plate: Scattered glaze chips and acrasions surrounding rim.


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, Decorative arts, Delftware, Earthenware, English delftware, Illus, Porcelain, Pottery, Tableware, Tin-glazed pottery, Tin-glazing

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