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Pair of Wedgwood White Terra-cotta Bulb Pots and Covers

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
224
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Wedgwood White Terra-cotta Bulb Pots and Covers, England, c. 1790, each brown slip decorated to a pearl glaze, a two-handled bowl mounted atop the pierced cover set on a cylindrical form with oval sunflower medallions set within floral festoons terminating at ram's heads, all to a striped ground, impressed marks, ht. 8 7/8 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

One cover: A restored handle to bowl.
One cover: extensively restored.
One vase: several slight rim chips; 2 1/2" hairline running from footrim under the base.
One vase: slight rim nicks.


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

United Kingdom, Ceramic glaze, Learning, Matter, Pottery, Terracotta, Visual arts

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