A William Greatbatch creamware teapot and cover circa 1775
Lot 436
A rare William Greatbatch creamware teapot and cover circa 1770-82
Sold for £2,400 (US$ 4,077) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare William Greatbatch creamware teapot and cover
circa 1770-82
The cylindrical form with leaf-capped spout and grooved entwined double strap handles with foliate terminals, painted on the front with Aurora in her chariot drawn by a pair of winged horses through puce clouds, the reverse with a rising sun amidst clouds and two winged cherub's heads, within fine moulded beaded borders, the cover painted with further winged cherub's heads around a flower finial, 14cm high (restoration to the rim of the cover, minor chips to spout)) (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: from the Sandy Adams Collection. William Greatbatch produced both printed and painted versions of the Aurora subject, see David Barker, William Greatbatch, A Staffordshire Potter (1991), col. pls. X and XI. and pl. 117.

Saleroom notices

  • The image in the catalogue is incorrectly numbered as 236.
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