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Tin-glazed Earthenware Colander Bowl

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
200
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Tin-glazed Earthenware Colander Bowl, England, c. 1750, possibly London, the circular bowl with affixed concave cover pierced with a large hole centering numerous small holes, blue decorated, the interior with flowers and insects surrounding a central star motif, the exterior with a single D-shaped cutout and painted with flowers, insects, and scrolled foliage, dia. 8 5/8 in.

Literature: Similar illustrated in Delftware in the Fitzwilliam Museum, by Archer, illus. F. 48.

Provenance: Ex Mr. Stanley J. Seeger collection.
Estimate $700-900

Rim with heavy glaze loss and chips of 1/4, 1/2 and 1 1/4". The "cover" with three sizable hairlines radiating from the center hole; footrim heavily chipped.


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

Stanley J. Seeger, Ceramic glazes, Colander, Delftware, Earthenware, Fitzwilliam, Illus, Jar stand, Pottery, Seeger, Tin-glazed pottery, Tin-glazing, London, United Kingdom

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