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Two Small White Salt-glazed Stoneware Items

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Two Small White Salt-glazed Stoneware Items, England, c. 1750, probably Staffordshire, a covered teapot with globular body, loop handle and faceted spout, ht. 3; and a cream pot with squat body, the pinched handle with an upward teardrop profile, attributed to the Big House potworks under Thomas and John Wedgwood, ht. 2 3/8 in.

Literature: Similar teapot illustrated in British Teapots and Tea Drinking, by Emmerson, plate 5, illus. 19; cream pot with similar illustrated in Staffordshire Salt-glazed Stoneware, by Mountford, illus. 84.
Estimate $800-1,200

Teapot and cover: Restoration to cover rim and end of spout.
Cream pot: Black specks to the glaze; slight 1/4" rim hairline; slight glaze wear along the top of the handle.


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

John Wedgwood, Tea Drinking, Pottery, Salt glaze pottery, Stoneware, Teapot, Teaware, United Kingdom

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