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Two Rare Boston Terra Cotta Co. Tiles

Auction:
3057M
Lot:
11
Sold for:
$154$125

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3057M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 24, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Two Rare Boston Terra Cotta Co. Tiles
Pottery
394 Federal St., Boston, Massachusetts, 1880-95
Thick square terra-cotta tile with recessed circular face, marked Boston Terra Cotta 394 Federal St.; and a smaller terra-cotta tile with face in relief with manufacturer's mark, respective ht. 4 3/8, 2 3/8, wd. 4 3/8, 2 3/8, dp. 1 1/2, 2 1/2 in.

Literature: These tiles are illustrated in American Art Tile 1876-1941, by Norman Karlson, p. 20.
Estimate $250-350


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

Rare Boston Terra Cotta Co., Norman Karlson, Architecture, Building materials, Ceramic art, Construction, Glazed architectural terra-cotta, Terra cotta, Tile, Visual arts

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