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April 8, 2016 09:00 AMCalender

White Salt-glazed Stoneware Milk Jug and Cover

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


White Salt-glazed Stoneware Milk Jug and Cover, England, c. 1745, probably Staffordshire and in the manner of the Thomas and John Wedgwood partnership, pear shape slip-cast with panels of fanciful flowers over panels of allegorical figures, the cover with floral panels radiating from the central knop, ht. 5 3/4 in.

Provenance: Jonathan Horne.

Literature: Identical illustrated in Early Staffordshire Pottery, by Rackham, illus. 37.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Cover: Professionally restored.
Jug: Three rim hairlines of 1/2, 5/8, 1".

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Jonathan Horne, United Kingdom