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Green-glazed Earthenware Ewe with Lamb

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$800$650

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

Description:

Green-glazed Earthenware Ewe with Lamb, England, c. 1775-95, probably Staffordshire, press-molded as a recumbent ewe with lamb curled at her side and set atop a grassy mound, lg. 3, ht. 2 1/8 in.

Provenance: Wynn Sayman.

Literature: Illustrated in Antiques, December 1985, p. 1140.
Estimate $600-800

Several very slight footrim chips.


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

United Kingdom, Earthenware, Ewe language, Ewe people, Jar stand, Languages of Ghana, Languages of Togo, Pottery

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