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Lead-glazed Earthenware Chocolate Cup

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
257
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

Lead-glazed Earthenware Chocolate Cup, England, c. 1755-60, probably Staffordshire, cream-colored inverted bell-shaped body allover decorated with traces of gilding to a mottled translucent brown and with applied vines with large flowerheads, leaves, and berry clusters, ribbed loop handle, ht. 3 1/4 in.

Provenance: Jonathan Horne.
Estimate $800-1,200

Handle with hairline and associated 1/8" chip.


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

Jonathan Horne, Earthenware, Gilding, Lead-glazed earthenware, Pottery, United Kingdom

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