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Bow Porcelain White-glazed Shell-molded Sweetmeat Dish

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
298
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3115B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Bow Porcelain White-glazed Shell-molded Sweetmeat Dish, England, c. 1755, the triple shells supported atop a shell and coral base with central conch shell finial, dia. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Each shell dish with chips, one with three scallops reduced; old discolored repairs to finial.


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

Bow Porcelain White, Bow porcelain factory, Conch, Electromagnetism, Glass, Lophotrochozoa, Mollusc shells, Porcelain, Strombidae, Symbols, Unix shell, United Kingdom

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