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April 8, 2016 10:00AMCalender

Tin-glazed Earthenware Flowerpot

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


Tin-glazed Earthenware Flowerpot, England, c. 1730, probably London, affixed domed cover to a Chinese rice bowl shape, the large center hole bordered with twelve small holes, all blue decorated with flowerheads and scrolled vines, the bowl with repetitions of flowerheads and leaves, dia. 6 1/4, ht. 4 in.

Provenance: The Troy Chappell Collection; Garry Atkins.

Literature: Similar illustrated in English Delftware in the Bristol Collection, by Britton, illus. 12.19.
Estimate $500-700

Bowl rim with discolored repair; scattered glaze loss to rim and foot.

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Garry Atkins, United Kingdom, London