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Two Tin-glazed Earthenware Tiles

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
210
Sold for:
$677$550

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

Description:

Two Tin-glazed Earthenware Tiles, England, c. 1765, probably Liverpool, each iron red printed and with rococo frames, one attributed to John Sadler printshop with depiction of a figural landscape, the one man and dog gesturing to the two women and a man with bagpipes; a depiction of a Turkish merchant gesturing to a servant, attributed to the partnership of Sadler and Green, 5 x 5 in.

Provenance: Mr. Louis L. Lipski collection.

Literature: Similar illustrated in English Delftware Tiles, by Ray, plate 67, illus. 656 (figural landscape) and plate 75, illus. 740 (merchant); merchant tile also illustrated in Ceramics in America - 2001, by Chipstone, p. 204, fig. 33.
Estimate $400-600

Figural landscape: numerous small edge chips to glaze.
Merchant: numerous small edge chips to glaze.


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, Louis L. Lipski, Ceramic art, Ceramic glazes, Delftware, Earthenware, English delftware, Illus, Pottery, Tiling, Tin-glazed pottery, Tin-glazing, United Kingdom

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