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Creamware Sugar Bowl and Cover

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2888B
Lot:
266
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Creamware Sugar Bowl and Cover, England, c. 1775, probably Yorkshire, the melon-like circular bowl with scalloped rim and double ropetwist handles, floral knop, polychrome enamel decorated with feather tip edging bordering puce floral sprays, overall ht. 3 3/8 in.

Provenance: The Troy Chappell Collection.

Literature: Identical illustrated in The Queen's Table, by Schmalz, plate 31; similar in Creamware, by Towner, illus. 66A.

Provenance: Ex collection Donald C. Towner; Captain Price Glover.
Estimate $300-500

Each with scattered enamel loss.
Cover: Shallow chips under the petals of the flower; areas of staining to underside.
Bowl: 1/4" chip to rope of one handle; top rim with svereal edge nicks and small chips; one scallop with a 1/4" chip, two with areas of glaze loss.


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

Donald C. Towner, Price Glover, Creamware, KNOP-TV, Puce, Towner, United Kingdom

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