A Staffordshire lead-glazed pineapple teapot and cover, circa 1765
Lot 36
A Staffordshire lead-glazed pineapple teapot and cover, circa 1765
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,042) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Staffordshire lead-glazed pineapple teapot and cover, circa 1765
Naturalistically modelled with green leaves around the base enclosing a textured yellow body, the green spout and handle moulded with leaves, 14.9cm high (some restoration, chips) (2)

Footnotes

  • Illustrated by Roger Massey, Understanding Creamware, Creamware and Pearlware Re-Examined (2005), p 20. Compare with the pineapple tea canister from the Sampson and Horne Collection, sold in these rooms on 28 April 2010, lot 360. There are significant differences in the design of the textured surface, suggesting different manufacturers
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