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Creamware Slip-marbled Tea Canister

Auction:
2985B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Creamware Slip-marbled Tea Canister, England, c. 1780, cylindrical form, ht. 4 1/4 in.

Literature: Illustrated in Jonathan Rickard, Mocha and Related Dipped Wares, 1770-1790 (University Press of New England; Lebanon, New Hampshire, 2006), pp. 16-17.

Exhibitions: Colonial Williamsburg, 1993-1994; The Turner's Art, Jones Museum of Ceramics and Glass, 1996; and Slipware Traditions, Milwaukee Art Museum, 2004.
Estimate $300-500

Two short hairline cracks in the rim.


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

Tea Canister, Ceramic art, Creamware, Dipped ware, Mocha decorated pottery, Pottery, Slip, Slipware, Staffordshire pottery, Williamsburg, Virginia, Lebanon, United Kingdom

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