A double walled reticulated tea canister and a teapot, circa 1770
Lot 149
A double walled reticulated tea canister and a teapot and cover, circa 1770
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,198) inc. premium
Lot Details
A double walled reticulated tea canister and a teapot and cover, circa 1770
Both possibly Yorkshire, the square canister decorated with four different panels of fine geometric piercing, gadrooned edges, 12.7cm high (some restoration) the teapot of round shape with a grooved double-entwined handle and flower finial, the body pierced with geometric patterns and star bursts, milled rim, 11cm high (restored) (2)

Footnotes

  • The tea canister was shown in the ECC exhibition Tea, Trade & Tea Canisters, 2002, catalogue p.40 fig.6. The teapot is illustrated by Roger Massey, Understanding Creamware, Creamware and Pearlware re-examined (2005) p.23, pl.13, alongside the 'Melbourne type' tureen, lot 147 in this sale which bears identical piercing.
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