An exceptional double walled cylindrical teapot and cover
Lot 105
An exceptional Yorkshire creamware double-walled teapot and cover, circa 1775-80
Sold for £3,250 (US$ 5,522) inc. premium
Lot Details
An exceptional Yorkshire creamware double-walled teapot and cover, circa 1775-80
Of cylindrical form with a distinctive angular handle and a mushroom finial, the outer wall pierced with a circular panel of radiating slits picked out in bright green, reserved on a purple ground pierced with a honeycomb design, a delicate diaper border painted in purple on the shoulder, 14.5cm high (some restoration) (2)

Footnotes

  • This teapot is discussed at length by Tom Walford in his paper Ling Long in Yorkshire, ECC Trans, Vol.20, Pt.1, pp.161-166. It was also exhibited in the NCS Creamware and Pearlware Exhibition (1986) p.68, no 18. Another teapot of the same type is recorded, inscribed on the shoulder with the name M.Admigall. A matching jug is also recorded and two beakers and saucers are in the Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond Va. and at Temple Newsam House. Two double walled bowls, also matching, are in York Museum and in Winterthur.
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