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Tin-glazed Earthenware Soldier Tile

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
207
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Tin-glazed Earthenware Soldier Tile, England, c. 1756-57, probably Liverpool, attributed to John Sadler workshop, brown manganese print decorated with elaborate half-blossom and foliate border to an octagonal cartouche with depiction of a uniformed man standing to smoke his pipe, and leaning against a rocaille that supports his tankard, a tasseled halberd by his feet, 4 7/8 x 5 in.

Provenance: The Troy Chappell Collection; Jonathan Horne.

Literature: Illustrated in Ceramics in America - 2001, The Chipstone Foundation, p. 202, fig. 24; an identical in Liverpool Printed Tiles, by Ray, illus. A1-11.
Estimate $300-500

Edge roughness and chipping; restored chip to top right corner.


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

Jonathan Horne, Blossom, Clay, Crockery, Earthenware, Jar stand, Lion-reclining, Pottery, Tableware, U, United Kingdom

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