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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 308


    CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  


    CIRCA 1750
    Each of pistol form, comprising: a pair of saltglaze examples with moulded elongated panels and white-metal collars, fitted with a curved steel blade and a two-tined fork, one collar with slight damage, three moulded handles with elongated panels and reeding with brown striations on a cream ground, each fitted with a steel three-tined fork, one cracked, all with slight chipping to raised moulding (5)

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    Similar saltglaze stoneware examples are illustrated by Jonathan Horne in A Collection of Early English Pottery, Part XIV, March 1994, no. 396.

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    Please note that the two white saltglaze stoneware cutlery handles described in the catalogue are made from English porcelain and are not saltglaze.