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Two Creamware Table Items

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
277
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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

Description:

Two Creamware Table Items, England, c. 1770, attributed to Josiah Wedgwood, an unmarked shell-form dessert dish, rose/purple decorated trim and central floral motifs, set on two spiral shell feet, painted script "G" possibly to identify the artist as Thomas Green, lg. 7 1/8; together with an impressed Wedgwood globular shape teapot and cover with double entwined handle, floral knop and molded cabbage leaf spout, overglaze polychrome enamel-decorated in the manner of David Rhodes with well dressed maiden in a landscape to one side, the reverse with towered building in a landscape, lg. 7 1/4 in.

Provenance: Garry Atkins.

Literature: Identical dish illustrated in Creamware, by Towner, illus. 13A; similar teapot illustrated in British Teapots and Tea Drinking, by Emmerson, illus. 64.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Dish: 1/2 and 3" hairlines repaired; scattered small rim chips repaired and numerous nicks surrounding edge.
Teapot: All repairs old and discolored; cover to knop at join, and to two places at rim. Pot to body surrounding spout and to end lof spout.


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

David Rhodes, Garry Atkins, Tea Drinking, Creamware, Illus, Josiah Wedgwood, Pottery, Staffordshire pottery, Teapot, Teaware, Wedgwood, United Kingdom

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