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Yellow-body Slip-decorated Chamber Pot

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
19
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

Yellow-body Slip-decorated Chamber Pot, possibly Lewis Pottery, Louisville, Kentucky, c. 1840, with brown slip annular bands, dots, and wavy trailings, extruded handle, ht. 5 1/8, dia. 9 1/4 in.

Provenance: The Jonathan Rickard Collection.
The Collection of Jonathan Rickard
Estimate $150-250

Rim has a chip and associated hairline crack, foot ring has an apparent in the making loss and later chipping.


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

Jonathan Rickard, Lewis Pottery, Ceramic art, Ceramics, Chamber pot, Manufacturing, Pottery, Slip, Visual arts, Louisville

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