Five creamware or pearlware tobacco boxes with screw tops, circa 1775-1800
Lot 172
Five creamware or pearlware tobacco boxes with screw tops, circa 1775-1800
Sold for £1,062 (US$ 1,784) inc. premium
Lot Details
Five creamware or pearlware tobacco boxes with screw tops, circa 1775-1800
Of circular form, comprising a creamware example painted in red and purple with garden flowers, 7.4cm diam (cracked, sections restuck), another painted on the top with a bird perched on a fence, the sides and underside richly decorated in red and gold, 7.2cm diam (section restuck, stained), and another with a formal floral design, 6.8cm diam (slight wear, cover damaged and restored), a pearlware example painted with a pink rose, 7.3cm diam (damaged), and a large pearlware box with formal decoration in Pratt colours, 11cm diam (chipped) (10)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The first mentioned box from the Donald Towner collection. Illustrated by Donald Towner, Creamware (1978), colour plate H, and exhibited in the English Ceramic Circle 1977 Exhibition
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