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Sat, Mar 26, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 896

Staffordshire Slipware Press-Molded Octagonal Dish

Estimate: $10,000 - $12,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

attributed to Burslem, circa 1700-1725, initialed "IS" (probably John Simpson), octagonal press-molded form, dark and light brown trailed slip decoration on cream colored ground, stylized pomegranates, carnations, and fleur de lis, rim decorated with large circles at corners in between alternating bands of wavy and parallels lines, 2 x 14 in.

Provenance: Sotheby's Parke Bernet, December 22, 1970, Lot 164; Sotheby's, London, August 23, 1974, Lot 40; Collection of Mary Bellis, Christie's, London, June 1 1987, Lot 22; Jonathan Horne, London, July 4, 1987 for œ6,800; Property from the Collection of Dudley and Constance Godfrey

Condition

broken in six pieces and repaired, rim chip with associated 4-½ in. rim crack with some retouch, scattered chips and flakes, scratches, small clay voids, small firing cracks along edge