14 - 15 June 2016
PROPERTY OF THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND
This lot is offered without a reserve
THREE STAFFORDSHIRE SALT-GLAZED STONEWARE TEAWARES, AND A HEXAGONAL PICKLE DISH AND A FOOD MOLD
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
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).
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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).
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