A Pinxton bough pot and a teapot and cover, circa 1795-1800
Lot 217
A Pinxton bough pot and a teapot and cover, circa 1795-1800
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,279) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Pinxton bough pot and a teapot and cover, circa 1795-1800
The bough pot with a distinctive scrolled foot, painted with a basket of flowers, probably by William Billingsley, reserved on a pink ground, 17.8cm wide, the teapot and cover of oval faceted form, painted with a formal floral border, 15cm high, underside of cover inscribed 'Warranted to stand' (3)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Godden Reference Collection
    The bough pot purchased in Brighton in July 1969 for £23, the teapot purchased from Mrs Wildish, Old School Antiques, Dorney, December 1974 for £60

    Exhibited at the Stoke-on-Trent Museum. Illustrated and discussed by Geoffrey Godden, 18th Century English Porcelain (1985), pls.267 and 270-272, pp.327-330 and col. pl.XXXIII. The bough pot also illustrated by Gilbert Bradley (ed), Ceramics of Derbyshire (1978), no.373, p.226
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