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Creamware Coffeepot and Cover

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
279
Sold for:
$431$350

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

Description:

Creamware Coffeepot and Cover, England, c. 1775-80, probably Staffordshire, pear shape with foliate molded spout, floral knop, and simple loop handle, polychrome enamel decorated with flower clusters featuring a large central rose, ht. 10 in.

Provenance: Ex collection Susan S. Weitzen.

Literature: Illustrated in A Collector's History of English Pottery, by Lewis, p. 117.
Estimate $700-900

Cover: Knop with slight patch of glaze loss along edge; several shallow chips inside the collar edge.
Pot: Rim hairlines of 1, 1 1/2"; enamel flaking throughout.


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

Susan S. Weitzen, British art, Creamware, Pottery, Staffordshire pottery, United Kingdom

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