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November 17, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Cream-colored Earthenware Coffeepot and Cover

Auction: Discovery - 2959MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: November 17, 2016 10:00AM


Cream-colored Earthenware Coffeepot and Cover, England, c. 1750-60, probably Staffordshire and in the manner of Thomas Astbury or Thomas Whieldon, of elongated pear shape with twig finial, C-scroll foliate spout and strap handle, stamped relief motifs including liver birds, a huntsman, flowerheads, and arabesque foliage, each decorated with translucent enamels including yellow, green, and brown manganese, ht. 6 3/4 in.

Provenance: The Troy Chappell Collection.
Estimate $800-1,200

Cover: restored finial; 1/4" rim chip.
Pot: Staining about the neck; glaze crazed; slight chips surrounding the spout rim and one to the kick terminal of the handle; unglazed surface blemish to the lower body.

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Thomas Astbury, United Kingdom