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Two Drab-colored Salt-glazed Stoneware Items

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
239
Sold for:
$800$650

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

Description:

Two Drab-colored Salt-glazed Stoneware Items, England, mid 18th century, probably Staffordshire, a globular shaped teapot and cover with molded white crabstock handle, spout and twig knop, mold applied white relief with a formal foliate bibbing above central Tudor roses flanked with arabesque motifs, ht. 4 3/8; and pear-shape milk jug with white sparrow beak spout, loop handle, and tripod lion mask and paw feet, applied white vines with white and randomly blue-stained flowers and foliage, ht. 5 in.

Provenance: Teapot ex Ginsburg & Levy; jug ex Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts; Garry Atkins.

Literature: Similar teapot illustrated in A Collector's History of English Pottery, by Lewis, p. 71.
Estimate $800-1,200

Teapot: Cover with knop restored and discolored; chips to knop and with slight rim nicks and flakes. Pot with restored handle and spout.
Jug: Top rim with three slight chips and two firing blemishes; flake to the tip of the spout; 1 1/2" hairline to one side of the spout at join, 1" hairline to the other side.


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

Garry Atkins, Drinkware, Jug, Pottery, Spout, Teapot, Teaware, United Kingdom

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