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Five German Tin-glazed Earthenware Steins

Auction:
3070B
Lot:
551
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3070B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Five German Tin-glazed Earthenware Steins, late 18th/19th century, each with hinged lid, auricular handle, and polychrome decoration, four cylindrical, ht. 9 to 10 3/4, and one globular, inscribed "1789" to body, ht. 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-400

Stein with deer: Handle with large break at top rim and to bottom terminal.
Light blue ground stein: In very good condition
Dated 1789 stein: Allover crazed.
Manganese and blue stein: Two sizable vertical hairlines to base.
Floral stein: several rim chips; Heavy glaze loss to handle with discolored repaint.


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

Ceramic glazes, Earthenware, Manufacturing, Pottery, Tin-glazed pottery, Tin-glazing, Visual arts

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