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Glazed Solid Agate Ware Ale Pot

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
246
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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

Description:

Glazed Solid Agate Ware Ale Pot, England, c. 1740, probably Staffordshire, attributed to the Lower Street Potworks under Samuel Bell, baluster shape with a grooved flat loop handle, dark brown, iron red, and black clays, ht. 4 1/2 in.

Provenance: Price Glover.

Literature: Illustrated in Ceramics in America - 2003, by Chipstone, p. 195, fig. 12; Ceramics in America - 2003, p. 91, fig. 3.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

1/8" rim chip; footrim with a 1/4" chip, 1/8" glaze flake and slight nicks.


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.

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United Kingdom, Ceramic, Ceramic art, Ceramics, Pottery

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