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Two Tin-glazed Earthenware Polychrome Decorated Plates

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
174
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Two Tin-glazed Earthenware Polychrome Decorated Plates, England, c. 1760-70, probably London, a Chinese river landscape decorated rim to rim, dia. 8 3/4; and a Chinaman plate with floral and foliate border surrounding a central figure seated in a landscape, dia. 8 7/8 in.

Provenance: Chinaman plate ex collection Matthew and Elisabeth Sharpe.

Literature: Similar illustrated in English Delftware by Garner and Archer, illus. 85-A and color plate F.
Estimate $800-1,200

Landscape: Age typical rim chips and glaze abrasions and with larger 3/8 and 1/4" chips; glaze with large craze lines throughout; the backside with patch of glaze loss.
Chinaman: Age typical minor rim chips and glaze abrasions; faint glaze crazing to the frontside and extensively to the backside.


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

Matthew Sharpe, Elisabeth Sharpe, London, United Kingdom, Ceramic glazes, Delftware, Earthenware, English delftware, Plate, Pottery, Tableware, Tiling, Tin-glazed pottery, Tin-glazing

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