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Turner Caneware Double-tier Crocus Pot and Covers

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
238
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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

Description:

Turner Caneware Double-tier Crocus Pot and Covers, England, late 18th century, rectangular bombe form, classical figures in relief to three sides, the covers each with three bulb cups, impressed mark, lg. 8 3/4 in.

Literature: Similar illustrated in Master Potters of the Industrial Revolution - The Turners of Lane End, by B. Hillier, plate 22.
Estimate $500-700

Hairline cracks, horizontally across the front panel, to the underside and to the center divider. Firing lines to the interior seams, to the mold lines of two scrolls and slightly to one area of relief.


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Keywords

United Kingdom, Alan Turing, Bletchley Park, Bombe, Computing, Crocus, Cryptography, NCR Corporation, Turners

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