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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 533

    THREE STAFFORDSHIRE SALT-GLAZED STONEWARE TEAWARES, AND A HEXAGONAL PICKLE DISH AND A FOOD MOLD

    CIRCA 1760

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    THREE STAFFORDSHIRE SALT-GLAZED STONEWARE TEAWARES, AND A HEXAGONAL PICKLE DISH AND A FOOD MOLD
    CIRCA 1760
    The wares decorated with Chinoiserie vignettes or fruiting vine, the mold as a female mask
    9 ¼ in. (23.4 cm.) wide, the hexagonal dish


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    The Clarke Collection; American Art Galleries, lot 210 (the tea canister).
    Rogers Fund, 1918 (the tea canister).
    With Law, Foulsham & Cole , London, February 1933 (£52 to Macy, the teapot).
    With Dando, January 1933 (to Macy, the hexagonal dish).
    With Fred A. Bishop, Bideford, England (to Carleton Macy, the mask mold).
    Gift of Carleton Macy, 1934 (teapot, hexagonal pickle dish & mask mold).
    Anonymous Gift, 1950 (oval pickle dish).


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund


    Literature

    Hobson, " Early Staffordshire wares illustrated by pieces in the British Museum", The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs, 1904, vol. 4, p. 66; ill. p. 67, no. 2 (the hexagonal dish).