Barr, Flight & Barr Worcester Porcelain Inkstand, England, early 19th century, the bead-rimmed bowl with gilt decorated band of arabesque flowers and shells to a green ground, the sides polychrome decorated with shells attributed to Thomas Baxter, the bowl rim set with three gilded pen holders and mounted atop three sphinx forms on a triangular base, painted mark in puce "Barr, Flight & Barr Royal Porcelain Works Worcester London House No.1 Coventry Street," rim ht. 4 1/2 in.
The Estate of Walter F. Goodman.
The cover appears to be a marriage. Light gilt wear to inner rim (where cover sits). No evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations throughout.
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.