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January 12, 2017 04:00 PMCalender

Hand-painted Earthenware Shakespeare Dish

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 12, 2017 4:00PM


Hand-painted Earthenware Shakespeare Dish, England, c. 1884, polychrome enamel decorated cream-colored body with central portrait surrounded by allegorical figures and verses, dia. 14 3/4 in.

Note: Staffordshire potters often supplied blanks to art colleges and the like. There were often competitions and exhibitions of their works. The reverse of the dish has a partial paper label titled "Exhibition" and "Derby 1884."
Estimate $400-600

In very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.

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Derby, United Kingdom