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Black-glazed Red Earthenware Drinking Cup

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
214
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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

Description:

Black-glazed Red Earthenware Drinking Cup, England, c. 1640-60, possibly Staffordshire, a thrown flaring form with three strap handles, ht. 3 1/2 in.

Literature: Illustrated in Ceramics in America - 2001, by Chipstone, p. 188, fig. 1; identical in The Glaisher Collection of Pottery and Porcelain, by Rackham, plate 3D, illus. 22.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Top rim heavily chipped surrounding edge.


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.

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United Kingdom, Ceramic art, Ceramic materials, Clay, Crockery, Earthenware, Porcelain, Pottery, Tableware

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