A saltglaze house teapot and cover
Lot 13
An elaborate Staffordshire white saltglaze house teapot and cover, circa 1745-50
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,679) inc. premium
Lot Details
An elaborate Staffordshire white saltglaze house teapot and cover, circa 1745-50
Crisply moulded in the form of a well-proportioned town house of three storeys and a semi-basement, one side of six bays with a central door surmounted by the Royal Arms and flanked by two figures, a smaller figure in the doorway, the other side of seven bays with a single figure in the door, the sides with two figures, birds and a deer amongst foliate branches, the central chimney forming the knop, 16.1cm high (cracked, cover broken and restored) (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The collection of The Rt. Hon. Malcolm MacDonald OM, PC, sold by Sotheby's London, 14 March 1978, lot 137. Shown in the Stoke-on-Trent Museum 'English Stonewares' Exhibition, 1982. A saltglaze block mould for a house teapot was in the Mavis Bimson Collection sold in these rooms 13 September 2006, lot 65.
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  1. John Sandon
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