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White Salt-glazed Stoneware Dessert Basket and Stand

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
220
Sold for:
$554$450

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

Description:

White Salt-glazed Stoneware Dessert Basket and Stand, England, c. 1760, probably Staffordshire, oval forms press molded and with scalloped rims and florets to openwork trellis bodies, the basket with C-scroll handles, overall lg. 8 1/2, the stand lg. 10 1/8 in.

Provenance: D.M. & P. Manheim.

Literature: Similar illustrated in The Earle Collection of Early Staffordshire Pottery, by Earle, p. 40, illus. 73 and 74.
Estimate $800-1,200

Basket: Four tight hairlines to rim (one extends into trellis).
Stand: In very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.


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

United Kingdom, Basket-with-handle, LG Corporation, Metalworking, Openwork, Pottery, Stoneware, Tableware, Trellis, Woodworking

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