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Inscribed Creamware Table Jug

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
264
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:

Inscribed Creamware Table Jug, England, c. 1773, probably Staffordshire in the manner of William Greatbatch, of bulbous form with an ear-shaped loop handle and press-molded spout depicting a bearded man, polychrome enamel-decorated, one side with a drapery border above a scene with gentleman seated and smoking a long pipe, the reverse with a house in a fenced landscape, below the spout and within a foliate framed cartouche inscribed "Joseph Cook 1773," ht. 6 1/2 in.

Provenance: Jonathan Horne.

Literature: Similar illustrated in William Greatbatch - A Staffordshire Potter, by Barker, plate 119.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Professionally restored to rim, spout, handle and to hole at one side of body. very slight and scattered spider lines to glaze.


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, William Greatbatch, British art, Creamware, Spout, Staffordshire pottery, United Kingdom

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