A Swinton screw top box, circa 1770
Lot 138
A creamware screw top box, possibly Swinton, circa 1770
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,260) inc. premium
Lot Details
A creamware screw top box, possibly Swinton, circa 1770
Of circular shallow form enamelled in tones of purple, red and green, the cover painted with a Fancy Bird amongst flora, the box with engine turned sides banded in mottled purple, the underside of the box painted with a large flower spray including a red rose, 7.4cm diam (some damage)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Donald Towner collection. Exhibited in the ECC 50th Anniversary exhibition (1977), catalogue no.94, also in the Kenwood 1958 Exhibition of Leeds Creamware. Illustrated by Donald Towner, Creamware (1978), col pl.C.
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