Tin-glazed Earthenware Colander Bowl
- Sold for:
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
- Date / Time :
- April 08, 2016 10:00AM
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.
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.
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