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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2975B Boston
January 12, 2017 04:00 PMCalender

Barr, Flight & Barr Worcester Porcelain Inkstand

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 12, 2017 4:00PM


Barr, Flight & Barr Worcester Porcelain Inkstand, England, c. 1810, beaded rims with gilded bird heads alternating with polychrome enameled flowers to shoulder, the sides with three raised goat head masks among gilded foliage and scrollwork and set on three paw feet atop a triangular base, impressed mark, rim ht. 3 1/4 in.
The Estate of Walter F. Goodman.
Estimate $300-500

Cover is a marriage and has been broken in half and with numerous chips to floral finial.
Inkstand with heavy gilt wear along top rim (where cover sits). Two shallow flakes along footrim. Interior bowl broken and with a large piece floating about inside.

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Walter F. Goodman, Barr Worcester, United Kingdom