Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Wedgwood Auction at Skinner's European Furniture and Decorative Arts, July 9



From: Supporting the academic discussion of Wedgwood ware and company history [mailto:WEDGWOOD@JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf Of Boston Wedgwood Society Ron Frazier
Sent: 15 June 2011 14:06
Subject: Wedgwood Auction at Skinner, July 9


The Wedgwood Society of Boston will not be publishing a newsletter before the next Skinner auction, so we send this along for your info.   


Skinner’s European Furniture and Decorative Arts sale held at our Boston gallery on July 9th will once again feature fine and interesting pottery and porcelain. Included is an important collection of Gouda pottery from the Ritvo Collection. Phyllis Ritvo wrote the book The World of Gouda Pottery. As always, there is a fine selection of approximately 180 lots of Wedgwood wares spanning the 250 year production. Featured is a large assortment of black basalt and jasper wares. A nice grouping of Doulton is included, highlighted by a six foot four inch Doulton Lambeth faience decorated vase, the mate if which was exhibited at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair. English majolica is well represented and includes a Prometheus Bound vase and cover standing well over four feet in height. Rounding out the highlights is an exceptional selection of Royal Copenhagen’s Flora Danica dinner ware.
Preview days and times: Thursday, July 7th from 12-5pm; Friday July 8th from 12-8pm.
Auction: 10am Saturday, July 9th.
For inquiries please contact Stuart Slavid at 508 970-3278 or .