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Glazed Red Earthenware Milk Jug and Cover

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
262
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Glazed Red Earthenware Milk Jug and Cover, England, c. 1735, probably Staffordshire and in the manner of Samuel Bell or John Astbury, pear shape with strap handle, white slip to rim and to patch at top of handle, press-molded pipe clay ornaments including rampant lions, cockerels, flowers, and foliage, overall ht. 6 1/4 in.

Provenance: Ex Lady Gollancz collection; Ginsburg & Levy.
Estimate $800-1,200

Reproduction cover.
Jug: Slight glaze loss along rim edge; restoration at top of handle; areas of glaze scratches.


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

Samuel Bell, Drinkware, Earthenware, John Astbury, Jug, Pottery, Staffordshire pottery, United Kingdom

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