Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

June 16, 2023: Premier Americana – Day One

Fri, Jun 16, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1257

BRITISH STICK SPONGE / SPATTER CERAMIC TABLE ARTICLES, LOT OF THREE

Estimate: $80 - $120
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BRITISH STICK SPONGE / SPATTER CERAMIC TABLE ARTICLES, LOT OF THREE, comprising a covered cheese dish with red star flower and black foliate motif, and two examples with purple and green holly leaf design including a plate and a platter. Platter impressed "ELSMORE & FORSTER / TUNSTALL". Elsmore & Forster, Tunstall, England; and others. Mid 19th century. 13 3/8" x 10 1/8". 
Literature: Kelly & Kowalsky, Spongeware, 1835-1935: Makers, Marks, and Patterns, p. 61, fig. 210; parallels the Greasers - Homespun Ceramics, p. 71, fig. 168. 

Condition

Platter and plate undamaged, except each having some light usage wear including light short scattered scratches; cheese base having minute flake to one corner. 

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From the private collection of Donald and Tammie Smolen.