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Brown Tortoiseshell-glazed Cream-colored Earthenware Teapot and Cover

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
37
Sold for:
$215$175

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3020B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 13, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Brown Tortoiseshell-glazed Cream-colored Earthenware Teapot and Cover, England, c. 1760, globular shape with twig knop and molded crabstock handle and spout, ht. 4 1/2 in.

Provenance: Oster collection; Zeitlin collection, The Victor & Muriel Polikoff Collection.
Estimate $600-800

Cover: Knop restored; interior collar stained.
Pot: 1" rim hairline; 1/4" rim chip; restored tip of spout; allover lightly stained and crazed glaze.


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

Muriel Polikoff, Earthenware, Manufacturing, Matter, Pottery, Spout, Teapot, Teaware, Tortoiseshell cat, Visual arts, United Kingdom

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