A Bovey Tracey teapot and cover and a matching bowl, dated 1784
Lot 213
A Bovey Tracey creamware teapot and cover and matching bowl, dated 1784
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,254) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Bovey Tracey creamware teapot and cover and matching bowl, dated 1784
Both inscribed in blue 'James & E: Hancock. 1784.', surrounded by single small sprigs and winged insects, with berry borders to the rims, the teapot of globular shape with a grooved strap ear-shaped handle with a moulded spout, 15.5cm high (some restoration) the slop bowl of plain shape, 14.9cm diam (some fine cracks) (3)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Gary Atkins, Exhibition March 1995, fig.37. Exhibited in the ECC exhibition Shipwrecks and Marriages (2009), fig.C23. Illustrated by Lois Roberts, Painted in blue (2011) p.108, fig.179. See also Adams and Thomas, A Potworks in Devonshire (1996).
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