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Lead-glazed Tree Bole Teapot and Cover

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
256
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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

Description:

Lead-glazed Tree Bole Teapot and Cover, England, c. 1765-70, probably Staffordshire, cream-colored body press-molded as a tree stump with moss and leaves, translucent decorated in gray with green, ht. 4 7/8 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Cover: restored chips.
Pot: Approximately 1" of spout restored; the underside of the base with two sizable hairlines, one running half way across thsat curls along the foot intersecting with one that runs from edge to edge and slightly (1") curls along the foot at both sides.


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, Bole, Pottery, Teapot, Teaware

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