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Staffordshire Brown Tortoiseshell-glazed Cream-colored Earthenware Teapot and Cover

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
41
Sold for:
$461$375

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

Description:

Staffordshire Brown Tortoiseshell-glazed Cream-colored Earthenware Teapot and Cover, England, c. 1750, squat bulbous form with bird finial and molded crabstock handle and spout, traces of gilding to floral and berry sprigging, all mounted atop three lion mask and paw feet, ht. 4 1/4 in.

Provenance: The Victor & Muriel Polikoff Collection.
Estimate $400-600

Cover: Restoration to finial. Pot: In very good condition.


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, Gilding, Manufacturing, Pottery, Spout, Sprigging, Teapot, Visual arts, United Kingdom

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