A creamware wall pocket, a plaque and a fox head stirrup cup, circa 1775-1800
Lot 176
A creamware wall pocket, a plaque and a fox head stirrup cup, circa 1775-1800
£600 - 800
US$ 1,000 - 1,300
Lot Details
A creamware wall pocket, a plaque and a fox head stirrup cup, circa 1775-1800
The wall pocket possibly William Greatbatch, of cornucopia form moulded with a portrait of Flora within a scrolled panel, 28cm, the plaque of circular form, moulded in high relief with a group of putti surrounding a drunken infant Bacchus, with a gadrooned border, 19.2cm diam, the stirrup cup naturalistically modelled and coloured, with a diaper border to the rim, inscribed 'TALLY HOW.' 13.2cm long (some damage) (3)

Footnotes

  • Numerous shards of 'Flora' wall pockets were unearthed at the William Greatbatch site, suggesting that the present model was made at his pottery.
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