A creamware tea or punch kettle and cover and a kettle stand, circa 1770
Lot 133
A creamware tea kettle or punch kettle and cover and a kettle stand, circa 1770
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,151) inc. premium
Lot Details
A creamware tea kettle or punch kettle and cover and a kettle stand, circa 1770
Both probably Leeds, the kettle of globular shape with a twisted double-entwined handle terminating with flowerheads and scrollwork, with a mask moulded spout, printed in black with 'May Day' and 'Harlequin and Columbine discovered in an Arbour', the cover printed with winged insects, 21.8cm high, the stand of deep circular form with a pierced body, raised on three lion mask and paw feet, 12.5cm high (kettle chipped, stand restored) (3)

Footnotes

  • For the May Day print see Cyril Cook, The Life and Work of Robert Hancock, item 68. Another example of this rare shape printed with the same scenes, from the Sir Victor and Lady Gollancz collection was sold at Sotheby's on 15 June 1975, lot 24.
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