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Lead-glazed Pearlware Teapot and Cover

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
278
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Lead-glazed Pearlware Teapot and Cover, England, c. 1795, probably Staffordshire, globular shape with loop handle and S-curved spout, overglaze polychrome enamel-decorated with landscape depictions of a Chinese-style woman holding a parasol to one side, two-tier house to the reverse, ht. 6 1/2 in.

Provenance: Ex collection Robert R. Hunter.

Literature: Illustrated in Ceramics in America - 2001, by Chipstone, p. 144, fig. 16; similar in British Teapots & Tea Drinking, by Emmerson, p. 4, plate 2.
Estimate $400-600

Cover: Edge nicks to inner collar; flake off of yellow enamel.
Teapot: 1/2" chip filled in under the lip of the spout. Scattered minor enamel flaking.


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

Tea Drinking, Robert R. Hunter, United Kingdom, Ceramic art, Ceramic glaze, Creamware, Pottery, Teapot

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