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Turner Stoneware Teapot and Cover

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
286
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Turner Stoneware Teapot and Cover, England, c. 1800, Staffordshire, the Lane End potworks of William and John Turner II, four-sided bombe shape set on four square cut bracket feet, the pierced floral and vine dome to the lid set with a recumbent lion, the circular paneled sides alternating between brown ground classical figures after designs by Lady Templetown and Asian landscapes with large prunus trees to the foreground with pagoda in the distance, impressed mark, ht. 6 5/8, overall lg. 8 1/2 in.

Literature: Similar in Stonewares and Stone Chinas of Northern England to 1851, by Lockett and Halfpenny, illus. 220.
Estimate $700-900

Cover: Rim and underside with Y shaped hairline.
Pot: Slightest nick to the edge of the 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

John Turner II, William Turner, Alan Turing, Bletchley Park, Bombe, Cecil B. Moore, Philadelphia, Illus, Lockett, NCR Corporation, United Kingdom

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