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White Salt-glazed Stoneware Camel Teapot and Cover

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
221
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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

Description:

White Salt-glazed Stoneware Camel Teapot and Cover, England, c. 1745, probably Staffordshire, slip cast portrayal of a camel on its knees with a howdah atop its back, the spout modeled as head and neck, scale-decorated scroll handle, ht. 4 3/4, lg. 6 in.

Provenance: Ex Miss D. E. Fletcher collection.

Literature: Identical illustrated in Early Staffordshire Pottery, by Rackham, illus. 40-A.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Cover: Finial off and simply reglued; several scattered chips including to an edge of finial, near air hole, on rim, and several under rim and to inner collar.
Pot: In very good condition throughout.


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

D. E. Fletcher, Camel, Ceramic art, Ceramics, Pottery, Salt glaze pottery, Spout, Stoneware, Teapot, United Kingdom

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