21 January 2011
A PAIR OF YORKSHIRE PEARLWARE MILKING GROUPS WITH A GARDENER AND COMPANION
Of Pratt-type, each with either the gardener or his companion standing at the shoulder of an opposing animal, a dog recumbent at the side of the gardener leaning on a spade, a calf recumbent at the side of his companion holding a basket of flowers at her right hip, both rectangular bases molded with stiff-leaf tips and sponged with panels of puce, manganese and green
5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high (2)
With Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge Incorporated, New York, 1985 (as from the Portobello factory).
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The model of the gardener is the same as that found standing beside an over-scale ram in lot 28 of this sale. Cf. John and Griselda Lewis, Pratt Ware 1740-1840, 1984, p. 87, lower portion of the page.
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF RICHARD T. KANTER
Our guide to the forms, ornamentations and carving styles, illustrated with lots from Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver on 24 January
Meet five of the women curators and museum directors who are at the forefront of Chicago’s vibrant art scene
From applique and back splats to veneering and wingbacks, an essential glossary of furniture terms
We go inside the foundation created 40 years ago by the printing entrepreneur and collector Daniel Terra
A blockbuster exhibition of the Netherlandish Old Master’s works will be like nothing seen before, or ever likely to be staged again