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November 17, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Tin-glazed Earthenware Wash Basin

Auction: Discovery - 2959M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 17, 2016 10:00AM


Tin-glazed Earthenware Wash Basin, England, c. 1730, probably Bristol or possibly London, flared bowl with narrow, canted flange with upturned edge, polychrome enamel decorated with border of flowers, foliage and scrollwork surround the central design of a fenced landscape with Chinese boy dancing, dia. 8 7/8 in.

Provenance: The Troy Chappell Collection.
Literature: Illustrated in Bonhams' sale catalog, April 28, 2010, Lot 175; An Exhibition of Five Hundred Years of English Pottery, by Atkins, illus. 36.
Estimate $500-700

Typical glaze loss surround the rim; two professionally restored hairlines. Bowl center with age typical surface wear.

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