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Mocha-decorated Pearlware Jug

Auction:
2985B
Lot:
16
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2985B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Mocha-decorated Pearlware Jug, attributed to Wood & Caldwell, Burslem, Staffordshire, England, 1790-1818, the body with complex layered slip in blue, rust, and black, engine-turned to different depths to create a tricolored checkered effect, the strap handle with splayed foliate terminals, ht. 6 1/2 in.

Note: Wood & Caldwell maintained an office in Boston in 1797.
Estimate $800-1,200

No obvious chips, craks, or evidence of repair.


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.

Keywords

Staffordshire, United Kingdom, Burslem, Caldwell, Creamware, Staffordshire pottery

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