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Rare Slip-decorated Buff-body Dish

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Rare Slip-decorated Buff-body Dish, Staffordshire, England, c. 1720, the interior with a cream colored and light brown slip arch and dot decoration, four stylized petals and diamonds divided by cream and light brown slip dot decoration, the rim with cream and light brown trailed slip lattice decoration, all against a field of dark brown slip, coggled rim, ht. 3 1/4, dia. 16 3/4 in.

Provenance: The Jonathan Rickard Collection.

Literature: Illustrated in Ronald G. Cooper, English Slipware Dishes 1650-1850, (London: Alex Tiranti, 1968); and Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, (London: Jonathan Horne Publications, 2000).
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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

Leslie B. Grigsby, Alex Tiranti, Jonathan Horne, London, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, Ceramics, Materials, Pottery, Slip, Slipware, Visual arts

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