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Tin-glazed Earthenware May Day Tile

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
208
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Tin-glazed Earthenware May Day Tile, England, c. 1757-61, probably Liverpool, attributed to John Sadler printshop, brownish-black printed with a scrolled border and Hogarth-type urban scene, inscribed lower left "J. Sadler Liverp," 5 x 5 in.

Literature: Illustrated in Antiques, June 1994, p. 823; Antique Collector, June 1994, p. 2; Liverpool Printed Tiles, back cover and illus. B5-1.

Provenance: Ex Dr. Alvin M. Kanter collection.
Estimate $600-800

Two glaze chips to front edge; very slight chips and abrasions along edges.


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

John Sadler, Alvin M. Kanter, United Kingdom, B5, Ceramic glazes, Clay, Earthenware, Jar stand, Pottery, Tableware, Tin-glazing

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