A teapot and cover and a canister both with 'miss Pitt' decoration
Lot 102
A creamware teapot and cover and a tea canister, circa 1775
£800 - 1,000
US$ 1,300 - 1,600

Lot Details
A creamware teapot and cover and a tea canister, circa 1775
Of 'Miss Pit' type, the globular teapot applied with a single leaf at the lower handle terminal, painted in black and red with a seated lady taking tea, the reverse with a building and flowering plants, 11cm high (chipped, knop lacking), the rectangular tea canister painted in black with the same lady taking tea, the reverse with a man carrying a tea kettle and a basket on a pole, 11.8cm high (cover lacking, small rim chip) (3)

Footnotes

  • Probably enamelled by Robinson and Rhodes in Leeds. This pattern has become known as 'Miss Pit' as a saltglaze teapot of the pattern is inscribed with that name. Another teapot is illustrated by Donald Towner, Creamware (1978), p.134, fig.65A.
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