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Two White Salt-glazed Stoneware Items

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2888B
Lot:
229
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Two White Salt-glazed Stoneware Items, England, c. 1760, probably Staffordshire, each press-molded, a fruit mold formed as a curled leaf, the interior with a raspberry within a fleshy leaf, lg. 5; and a pickle tray of oval form with serpentine curved rim decorated with flowers and surrounding a central Asian figural landscape, lg. 4 3/4 in.

Provenance: The Troy Chappell Collection. Mold ex collection Wynn Sayman; tray ex collection Price Glover.

Literature: Fruit mold with identical illustrated in Staffordshire Saltglazed Stoneware, by Mountford, illus. 35-B; pickle tray with identical illustrated in A Passion for Pottery, by Williams and Halfpenny, illus. 42.
Estimate $300-700

Mold: Rim chip restored at one end.
Tray: Very slight rim nick.


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, Ceramic art, Ceramic glazes, Cookware and bakeware, Illus, Pottery, Salt glaze pottery, Stoneware

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