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Tin-glazed Earthenware Polychrome Enamel-decorated Punch Bowl

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Tin-glazed Earthenware Polychrome Enamel-decorated Punch Bowl, England, c. 1780-90, probably London, the exterior with sprawling design of peony blossoms and foliage, a floral spray to the reverse, the interior blue decorated with a latticework border with floral sprig center and running foliate ring, dia. 10 5/8 in.

Literature: Similar to London Delftware, by Britton, illus. 168. Provenance: Ex Mrs. Edith Pitts Curtis collection.
Estimate $600-800

Glaze loss to rim restored surrounding bowl. Glaze heavily crazed; 1/4 and 1/2" footrim chips.


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

Edith Pitts Curtis, Ceramic glazes, Delftware, Earthenware, Pottery, Tin-glazed pottery, Tin-glazing, London, United Kingdom

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