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Three White Salt-glazed Stoneware Dishes

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
228
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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

Description:

Three White Salt-glazed Stoneware Dishes, England, mid-18th century, probably Staffordshire, each press-molded, a plate with scalloped rim and border decorated with moths, flowers, foliage, and basketweave, dia. 9 1/8; a dessert plate allover punctuated with dotted ground, scalloped rim, and border decorated with fruit hanging from interwoven vines, dia. 8 5/8; and a deep dish with pierced panel border to an alternating basket, star and diaper pattern framed within scrolled vines, dia. 9 3/4 in.

Provenance: Moth plate ex Price Glover; fruit plate ex Ginsburg & Levy; deep dish ex Stair.

Literature: Moth plate with identical illustrated in Salt-glazed Stoneware in Early America, by Skerry and Hood, p. 237, pattern Q1; fruit plate with identical illustrated in If These Pots Could Talk, by N. Hume, fig. IX.32(a); deep dish with identical illustrated in A Collector's History of English Pottery, by Lewis, p. 76.
Estimate $500-700

Moth plate: Slight glaze abrasion to rim.
Fruit plate: Several rim chips poorly repaired.
Deep dish: 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.

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United Kingdom, Kitchenware, Plate, Pottery, Stoneware, Tableware

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