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Tin-glazed Earthenware Octagonal Plate

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
190
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Tin-glazed Earthenware Octagonal Plate, England, c. 1750, probably London, powder brown ground with hexagonal and tulip shape border cartouches with blue flowers, the center with large scalloped cartouche depicting a robed courtesan holding a lantern by a tree and fence, dia. 9 1/8 in.

Provenance: Garry Atkins.

Literature: Identical to Christie's sale catalog, October 14-15, 1983, Lot 230.
Estimate $800-1,200

Rim with chip repairs and typical glaze loss; the plate appears to have been broken in half and restored; abrasions and wear to glaze surface; crazing to center.


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

Garry Atkins, Cartouche, Ceramic glazes, Earthenware, Ornaments, Pottery, Tin-glazed pottery, Tin-glazing, London, United Kingdom

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