A creamware taperstick, circa 1765
Lot 153
A creamware taperstick of 'Melbourne type', circa 1765
Sold for £2,375 (US$ 3,991) inc. premium
Lot Details
A creamware taperstick of 'Melbourne type', circa 1765
Of silver shape with balustroid knopped stem edged with bands of gadrooning over a hexafoil moulded foot, painted in purple monochrome with sprigs of flowers, 17cm high (some restoration)


  • Provenance: The Donald Towner Collection. Exhibited in the ECC 50th Anniversary exhibition (1977), catalogue no. 74 and in the Ceramics of Derbyshire exhibition, Morley College (1976). Also illustrated in the ECC Transactions, Vol.8, pt.1 (1971), pl.18, and by Donald Towner, Creamware (1978), p.108, pl.48.
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