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Creamware Courtship Pitcher

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
280
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

Creamware Courtship Pitcher, England, c. 1780-90, possibly Staffordshire or Liverpool, baluster shape black transfer printed on one side with a courting couple with sheep by one side after The Shepherd Lovers by Boitard, the reverse with maidens seated by a fence rail with sheep and trees after Le Billet Doux by Boucher, ht. 5 7/8 in.

Literature: Similar illustrated in Creamware & Pearlware, by Lockett and Halfpenny, illus. 101.
Estimate $400-600

Top rim with slight nick; shallow 1/8" chip to lip of spout; 1/2" glazed chip in the making under footrim.


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

Staffordshire, United Kingdom, British art, Creamware, Illus, Lockett, Sheep, Staffordshire pottery

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