A RARE STAFFORDSHIRE 'ORANGEWARE' MILK JUG AND COVER CIRCA 1755
A RARE STAFFORDSHIRE 'ORANGEWARE' MILK JUG AND COVER CIRCA 1755
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A RARE STAFFORDSHIRE 'ORANGEWARE' MILK JUG AND COVER CIRCA 1755

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD

A RARE STAFFORDSHIRE 'ORANGEWARE' MILK JUG AND COVER CIRCA 1755

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD

Lot Sold:1,750USD

Lot Details

Description

A RARE STAFFORDSHIRE 'ORANGEWARE' MILK JUG AND COVER CIRCA 1755


of pear-shape, affixed with a crabstock handle and knop, with a cream-colored spout, sprigged in cream with three fruiting vines picked out in blue and green.

Height 4½ in.

11.6 cm

Condition Report

There is an approximate 1/4-in. chip to the edge of the spout of the jug (somewhat visible in the catalogue illustration) and losses to the applied decoration. The cover as a number of very minor nibble chips to the rim edge.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

D. M. Wood Collection (bearing paper label, inscribed 104[erased] and 79)

The T. Murray Ragg Collection, Sotheby's London, March 23, 1954, lot 67

Robert Allbrook, London

Property of a Lady, Sotheby's London, February 4, 1975, lot 1

The Harriet Carlton Goldweitz Collection, Sotheby's New York, January, 20, 2006, lot 102

Exhibited

Victoria & Albert Museum, 1948 (bearing paper label)

Literature

Rackham, 1949, pl. 63b

Wedgwood and Beyond: English Ceramics from the Starr Collection
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