Lot 24: Three British Parian pitchers, mid 19th C., all with raised decoration: harvest motif pitcher attributed to Edward Walley (British,...
January 14, 2013
Plainville, CT, USALive Auction
Description: Three British Parian pitchers, mid 19th C., all with raised decoration: harvest motif pitcher attributed to Edward Walley (British, 1845- 1856), made November 11, 1858, depicts figures and animals in the field, hairline from rim to base, glaze imperfections, 10 1/4" h.; pitcher with Madonna and Christ scenes in high relief, by Charles Meigh (British, ca. 1835-1849), elaborately shaped handle, English Registry mark, manufactured in Hanley, Staffordshire, chips to lowest border, 7 1/2" h.; pitcher with elaborate panels holding religious figures, handle with masques, possibly by Charles Meigh, circa March 17, 1842, shaped rim, discolorations of glaze, 8" h., all with wear to base and minor surface wear. [Sale to benefit the Yale University Art Gallery]