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Tin-glazed Earthenware Bird Catcher Dish

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Tin-glazed Earthenware Bird Catcher Dish, England, c. 1750, probably Liverpool, iron red enamel trim line to a chinoiserie decorated border with flowers and gazebos surrounding a central landscape with figure supporting a pole with bird perched at either end, a cage in his other hand, all by a flowering tree with two birds perched on a branch, dia. 13 in.

Provenance: From the Troy Chappell Collection.
Estimate $700-900

1/2" rim chip; scattered glaze loss surrounding edge.


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

United Kingdom, Ceramic glazes, Chinoiserie, Earthenware, Pottery, Tin-glazed pottery, Tin-glazing

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