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Agate Ware Milk Jug and Cover

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
249
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

Agate Ware Milk Jug and Cover, England, c. 1745-50, probably Staffordshire and in the manner of Thomas Whieldon, pear shape with lion couchant finial, loop handle and set atop three lion mask and paw feet, slate blue, cream, and chocolate brown clays, overall ht. 5 1/2 in.

Provenance: Alistair Sampson.

Literature: Identical in English Pottery and Porcelain 1300-1850, by Grigaut, no. 90.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Restorations to chips along spout and through at one leg. Firing line to 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

United Kingdom, Ceramic materials, Lion, Porcelain, Pottery, Staffordshire pottery, Tableware, Thomas Whieldon

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