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Black-glazed Red Stoneware Milk Jug and Cover

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
261
Sold for:
$554$450

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

Description:

Black-glazed Red Stoneware Milk Jug and Cover, England, c. 1750-60, pear shape with molded crabstock handle, twig finial, and vine decorated spout, a relief of vines, broad leaves and flower heads to either side, all set on three raised feet, overall ht. 6 in.

Provenance: Ex John Eliot Hodgkin collection.

Literature: Identical illustrated in Eighteenth-Century English Pottery, by McCarthy and White, fig. 5, no. 19.
Estimate $600-800

Cover: 1/8" and 3/4" rim chips.
Pot: Spout lip with 3/8" chip to tip and several small chips to edges.


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

John Eliot Hodgkin, Jug, Pottery, Stoneware, United Kingdom

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