A Lowestoft blue and white teapot and cover
Lot 130
A very rare Lowestoft teapot and cover, circa 1775
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,542) inc. premium

Lot Details
A very rare Lowestoft teapot and cover, circa 1775
Of small size, printed in blue with the 'Tea Party' pattern of two Chinese ladies and a boy around a table within a foliate landscape, the cover with the same print on one side and the 'Wolf and Exotic Bird' print on the other, a tramline border around the neck, 11.6cm high (tiny chips) (2)

Footnotes

  • A saucer printed in this rare pattern is illustrated by Geoffrey Godden, Lowestoft Porcelain (1985) p.25, pl.13 and a teapot and cover by John Howell, Transfer-printed Lowestoft Porcelain, ECC Trans Vol 7, Pt 3, pl 192(a) and (b).

Saleroom notices

  • Please note there is a hairline crack to the rim, not mentioned in the catalogue description.
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