Slipware cradle,
Lot 65
A rare slipware cradle, dated 1768
Sold for £4,200 (US$ 6,979) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare slipware cradle, dated 1768
Of large size and plain rectangular form with two rockers, the end shaped, the entire exterior and the inside of the base decorated in white slip with stripes and dots combed to form hearts, below a honey-coloured glaze, the top of the hood incised 'E L 1768', 30.8cm long (minor damage, finials lacking), together with the auction catalogue from the sale in which it was purchased in 1936 (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The E D Bostock Collection, sold by Messrs Charles Butters and Sons, Hanley, on 18 February 1936, lot 120, for £16. The purchaser was Mr Reeves, an antique dealer of 85 Victoria Street, Besford, Stoke on Trent who bequeathed it to his successor in business Mr G Bowles who in turn bequeathed it to Wynn Hamilton-Foyn in January 1996.
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