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Metropolitan Slipware Drinking Jug

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
215
Sold for:
$800$650

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

Description:

Metropolitan Slipware Drinking Jug,
England, c. 1650-60,
probably Essex, of baluster shape with loop handle, the glazed redware body with orange-yellow slip, titled FAST AND below S-scrolls to the neck, ht. 4 in.

Literature: Illustrated in The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware by L. Grigsby, Vol. 1, p. 118, illus. S55; Ex collection of Mr. Marvin Schwartz, Mrs. Margaret Davison Block, The Longridge Collection.
Estimate $800-1,200

Restored rim chips and handle; additional rim chips; hairlines of 1 1/2 and 2 3/4'.


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

Marvin Schwartz, Longridge, Slipware, United Kingdom, L. Grigsby

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