Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Red Earthenware Teapot and Cover

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
240
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

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

Description:

Red Earthenware Teapot and Cover, England, c. 1755-60, probably Staffordshire, attributed to The Church Works under Humphrey Palmer, globular shape with molded cream-colored crabstock handle and spout, bird finial and set atop three lion mask and paw feet, either side with mold applied ornaments including leaves and berries, overall ht. 4 3/4 in.

Provenance: Jellinek & Sampson.

Literature: Illustrated in Ceramics in America - 2001, by Chipstone, p. 200, fig. 20.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Cover: Restored finial.
Pot: Repair to a 5/8" rim chip and to tip of spout.


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, Earthenware, Jar stand, Pottery, Spout, Teapot

Departments

Specialists