07-13-2017 07-14-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3020B Boston
July 13, 2017 4:00PMCalender

Five Early Staffordshire Earthenware Figures

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


Five Early Staffordshire Earthenware Figures, England, 18th century, a peasant figure holding a basket decorated in translucent brown and green, ht. 4 1/4; a seated dog with ochre patches to a sponged brown, ht. 3 1/4; a Fulham-type brown glazed harvest figure, possibly depicting Autumn, ht. 4 1/4; and two white glazed: a seated figure of a lion, lg. 4, and a gentleman, ht. 4 5/8 in.

Provenance: The Victor & Muriel Polikoff Collection.
Estimate $700-900

Peasant figure: 1/4" footrim flake and a 3/8" footrim chip.
Dog: Light glaze abrasions to snout; footrim chip repaired; 3/16 and 1/2" footrim chips.
Fulham-type: restored through at neck.
Lion: Light glaze abrasions to snout.
Gentleman: Restored through at torso.

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Muriel Polikoff, United Kingdom