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Two Tin-glazed Earthenware Plates

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2888B
Lot:
183
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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. 1720-50, probably London, each with purple manganese and blue, one with a blue chain border surrounding an inner band with central fruit basket, dia. 8 5/8; and a plate with sponged border and trees with central windmill, dia. 7 3/4 in.

Provenance: The Troy Chappell Collection.
Literature: Windmill plate identical to one illustrated in British Delft at Williamsburg, by J. Austin, illus. 228.
Estimate $300-500

Fruit basket: provenance - Martyn Edgell antiques. Rim with 1/4 and 3/8 rim chip, 1/2" glaze chip and typical glaze loss surrounding edge.
Windmill: provenance - Price Glover. rim with 1/4" chip and glaze roughness surrounding edge 1 1/2" rim hairline and scatttered glaze 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

Austin, London, United Kingdom, Ceramic glazes, Earthenware, Plate, Pottery, Tableware, Tin-glazed pottery, Tin-glazing

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