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Two Creamware Dishes

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
281
Sold for:
$308$250

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

Description:

Two Creamware Dishes, England, late 18th century, a possibly Derbyshire or Yorkshire oval shape with lobed border of pierced panels alternating with green glazed black transfers of floral sprays, all surrounding a similar floral spray to center, lg. 10 7/8; with an impressed Wedgwood soup plate with flat rim and sepia-tone fruiting grapevines surrounding an oval cameo bearing the armorial crest of Lord William Russell, dia. 9 7/8 in.

Provenance: Oval dish ex collection Donald C. Towner; Wedgwood dish ex collection of Sir Ralph Wedgwood, Sir John Wedgwood.

Literature: Oval dish with similar illustrated in Creamware, by Towner, color plate D.
Estimate $400-600

Oval dish: Slight glaze nicks to rim; extensive hairline along inner rim.
Wedgwood plate: Very light and even usage wear.


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

William Russell, John Wedgwood, Ralph Wedgwood, Donald C. Towner, United Kingdom, Creamware, Staffordshire pottery, Wedgwood

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