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Two Salt-glazed Stoneware Hunt Jugs

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2888B
Lot:
292
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Two Salt-glazed Stoneware Hunt Jugs, England, c. 1800, each of bulbous shape and with a brown wash, one probably London and in the manner of the Sanders potworks leased to Thomas Norris, ribbed collar above central relief of two boors carousing over a barrel head, flanked by a windmill and stones, a fox hunting scene with hounds and horseman below, silver plated band to rim, ht. 6 7/8; the other probably Bristol with relief of Bacchanalian boys above a deer hunting scene with hounds and horsemen, ht. 5 1/4 in.

Provenance: The Troy Chappell Collection.

Literature: Similar fox hunt jug illustrated in Joseph Kishere and the Mortlake Potteries, by Howarth and Hildyard, plate 38; similar deer hunt jug illustrated in Browne Muggs, by Hildyard, illus. 206.
Estimate $300-500

Fox jug: Restorations to handle and to rim chips; extensive hairlines to rim and body.
Deer jug: Sizable repair to spout; several rim chips.



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

Thomas Norris, Joseph Kishere, Hunt Jugs, London, United Kingdom, Deer hunting, Fox hunting, Hildyard, Hunting, Hunting with hounds, Jug

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