A creamware screw-top box, circa 1775
Lot 173
A creamware screw-top box, circa 1775
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium
Lot Details
A creamware screw-top box, circa 1775
Modelled in the form of the head of a rosy-cheeked lady, her fashionable hairstyle adorned with ribbons picked out in red and blue, her earrings picked out in red, a surprised expression on her face, the screw-top painted with a rose sprig, 8.5cm high (screw-top chipped and poorly fitting, perhaps married) (2)


  • See Donald Towner, Creamware (1978), pl.74a for similar examples formerly in the collection of Sir Victor and Lady Gollancz. An example of this rare form from the collection of Herb and Sylvia Jacobs was sold at Christie's New York, 24 January 1994, lot 181
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