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Majolica Jewel Box and Cover

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
367
Sold for:
$431$350

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

Description:

Majolica Jewel Box and Cover, England, c. 1880, attributed to Holdcroft, enameled earthenware of octagonal shape with scalloped ends, dark blue ground with a small chick set atop a blossoming branch on the cover, unmarked, lg. 7 in.
Estimate $300-500

Chip under inner rim of cover. No other evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.


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 Sergent Palissy Ware, Earthenware, Frog, Lobster, Palissy, Pottery, Staffordshire pottery, Victorian majolica, France

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