Two Drab-colored Salt-glazed Stoneware Items
- Sold for:
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
- Date / Time :
- April 08, 2016 10:00AM
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.
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.
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