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Two Tin-glazed Earthenware Tiles

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
212
Sold for:
$615$500

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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. 1775-80, probably Liverpool, attributed to Guy Green printshop, each green glazed to black transfer prints, one with rococo leaf scrolled border surrounding a classical ewer, 4 7/8 x 4 7/8; another with oval frame surrounding a depiction of The Three Graces, 4 3/4 x 4 7/8 in.

Provenance: D.M. & P. Manheim.

Literature: Identical tiles illustrated in English Delftware Tiles, by Ray, plate 78, illus. 769b, plate 79, illus. 778.
Estimate $500-700

One large and numerous small glaze chips surrounding edge.
Graces: In good condition by sight; set in an oak frame. Not examined out of frame.


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

Guy Green, Building materials, Ceramic art, Ceramic glazes, Delftware, Earthenware, English delftware, Pottery, Tile, Tiling, Tin-glazed pottery, Tin-glazing, Transfer printing, United Kingdom

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