Lot 27
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BOVEY TRACEY SALT-GLAZED STONEWARE 'SCRATCH BLUE' TEA CANISTER 1767

Estimate
1,000 - 1,500 USD
Sold
1,250 USD
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Description

  • porcelain
  • Height 5 1/4 in.
Incised on the front Elizth Taylor and dated 1767 within a cartouche of flowers and scrolls, the other three sides and the shoulder further incised with various stylized flower motifs.

Provenance

Titus Geesey, Wilmington, Delaware;
Pook and Pook Inc., Downingtown, Pennsylvania, January 11, 2008, lot 117.

Catalogue Note

For a discussion of the pottery at Bovey Tracey, see Norman Stretton, "The Indio Pottery at Bovey Tracey", English Ceramic Circle Transactions, Volume 8, Part 2, pp. 124-136, where two similar inscribed canisters are illustrated, pls. 88 a and b. A similar canister related both in form and style to the present example was in the Harriet Carlton Goldweitz Collection, sold in these rooms, January 20, 2006, lot 158.
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