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Pair of Tortoiseshell-glazed Earthenware Plates

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
250
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Pair of Tortoiseshell-glazed Earthenware Plates, England, c. 1760, probably Staffordshire and in the manner of Thomas Whieldon, molded borders in the Chinese rail-and-basket design, allover decorated in translucent enamels, dia. 9 1/8 in.

Provenance: D.M. & P. Manheim.
Estimate $500-700

Each with light age typical surface abrasions. One with an old surface rim chip repaired.



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Keywords

United Kingdom, Decorative arts, Earthenware, Plate, Pottery, Staffordshire pottery, Tableware, Thomas Whieldon, Tortoiseshell

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