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Lot 1313: Brooklin Pottery, Brooklin, Ontario, studio pottery vase, Theo and Susan Harlander, 1950s

Select Sale, Day 1

by Ritchies Inc.

September 20, 2005

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Description: Brooklin Pottery, Brooklin, Ontario, studio pottery vase, Theo and Susan Harlander, 1950s

Elongated bottle shape, redware body, brown glaze with charcoal grey and dirty cream vertical sgraffito pattern. Height 35 cm. (13 3/4 in.).

Notes: GLOSSARY

EUROPEAN ART

Glossary of Terms

The terms and statements in the glossary are qualified statements and are made subject to the provisions of the conditions of sale.

Dimensions are given height before width in centimetres followed by inches in parenthesis. Pictures are framed unless otherwise stated.

Thomas Gainsborough
In our opinion a work by the artist. When the artist's forenames are not known, a series of asterisks precede the surname with or without initials.

Attributed to Thomas Gainsborough
In our opinion a work by the artist, in whole or in part.

Studio of Thomas Gainsborough
In our opinion a work executed by an unknown hand in the studio of the artist, possibly under his supervision.

Circle of Thomas Gainsborough
In our opinion a work by an unknown hand associated with the named artist.

Follower of Thomas Gainsborough
In our opinion a work executed in the artist's style by a contemporary or nearly contemporary painter.

Manner of Thomas Gainsborough
In our opinion a work executed in the style of the artist and probably of a later date.

After Thomas Gainsborough
In our opinion a copy of a known work of the artist and of any date.

Signed, Dated
In our opinion the work has been signed/dated by the artist.

Inscribed
In our opinion may or may not be in the artist's hand.

Bears Signature
In our opinion the signature/date is by a hand other than that of the artist.

Literature
Printed or illustrated reference substantiating or further developing the opinion shown.

Provenance
Indicates previous owners or collections.

DECORATIVE ARTS

Key for Glass & Porcelain
sc = Insignificant chips due to age and heavy use
mc = Minor chips
lc = Prominent chips
xlc = Pronounced chips
h = Hairline crack or cracks
ck = Crack or cracks
r = Rim
b = Base
n = Neck

Mend Code
A = Extra fine
B = Finely mended
C = Well mended
D = Simply mended
E = Roughly mended

Measurements
Furniture measurements: Height, width, depth. Diameter: unless specified, means outside diameter.
Metric measurement: Centimeters and grams rounded to the nearest 1/10.

MOVIE POSTERS
The following are examples of the terminology used in this catalogue. Please note that all measurements are approximate, with height followed by width. All works are sold unframed.

Glossary of Sizes
One-Sheet
47 H x 27 W in.
The standard size used in U.S. theatres.

Two-Sheet
60 H x 40 H in.
Usually printed on heavier stock paper and unfolded.

'30 x 40'
40 H x 30 W in.
Same as above.

Three-Sheet
81 H x 41 W in.
Stock paper printed on three separate sheets and pasted directly on walls. As a result, very few survive.

Six-Sheet
81 H x 81 W in.
Stock paper printed on six separate sheets and pasted directly on walls. Also quite rare.

Half-Sheet
22 H x 28 W in.

Insert
36 H x 14 H in.

Window Card
22 H x 14 W in. or 18 H x 14 W in.

Jumbo Window Card
28 H x 22 W in.

Lobby Card
11 H x 14 W in.
Usually printed in sets of eight, including a title card (with poster art and film credits).

Banner
Approximately 24 H x 82 W in.
Subway Poster
Approximately 40 H x 60 W in.

Argentine One-Sheet
Approximately 42 H x 27 W in.

British One-Sheet
40 H x 27 W in.

British Three-Sheet
81 H x 40 W in.

British Quad
30 H x 40 W in.
The standard British poster still used.

British Double Crown
30 H x 20 W in.

British Herald
Approximately 22 H x 18 W in.

Belgian Posters
33 H x 24 W in. (pre-1939) or 22 H x 14 W in. (post-1946)

Czech One-Sheet
33 H x 23 W in.

French Medium
33 H x 23 W in.

French Grande
63 H x 47 W in.
The standard French poster still used.

German One-Sheet
33 H x 23 W in. or 23 H x 33 W

German AO
46 H x 33 W in.

Italian Photobusta
Approximately 18 H x 26 W in.
The Italian version of a lobby card.

Italian Locandina
28 H x 13 W in
The Italian version of an insert.

Italian One-Sheet
Approximately 42 H x 28 W in.

Italian Due Foglio
55 H x 39 W in.
The standard Italian poster still used.

Italian Quatro Foglio
78 H x 55 W in.

Japanese Posters
Various sizes: 29 H x 20 W in.;
20 H x 15 W in.; 27 H x 20 W in.;
58 H x 20 W in.

Mexican One-Sheet
36 H x 26 W in.

Mini Posters
Approximately 11 H x 16 W in. or 16 H x 11 W in.

Polish One-Sheet
36 H x 26 W in.

Glossary of Condition

Condition 'A'- Very fine to near mint.

Larger posters feature rich colours and clear definition. If backed with linen and/or conservation paper there may be nominal restoration at the folds or the immediate fold areas. Lobby cards, inserts and half-sheets are typically unrestored but may have corner pinholes or negligible tears at the margin.

Condition 'B' - Very good to fine.

Larger posters feature above average colour and clarity. If backed there may be some minor restoration past the folded areas and negligible paper loss. Small posters and lobby cards may have slightly more noticeable pinholes and small tears, and generally look less pristine.

Condition 'C' - Fair to good.

Larger posters feature average quality colour and clarity, often with restoration to the artwork and noticeable paper loss. Lobby cards may have more apparent border damage and look slightly more used. Small posters may have pronounced border and/or fold damage.

+ or - indicates the high or low end of a grade.

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