A William Greatbatch teapot and two Staffordshire lead-glazed teapots and two covers, circa 1750-60
Lot 40
A William Greatbatch teapot and two Staffordshire lead-glazed teapots and covers, circa 1750-60
£800 - 1,200
US$ 1,300 - 2,000

Lot Details
A William Greatbatch teapot and two Staffordshire lead-glazed teapots and covers, circa 1750-60
All with a tortoiseshell glaze streaked with green, blue-grey and ochre, the Greatbatch teapot moulded with two oval medallions, one of a figure playing an instrument, the other with two figures in oriental costume, grooved strap handle with upturned thumbrest, 11cm high (spout chipped), another teapot sprigged with scrollwork with a crabstock handle, 11.5cm high (cover restored), the other of plain shape with a crabstock handle, with a cover, 10.5cm high (spout and cover restored) (5)

Footnotes

  • A biscuit earthenware teapot waster applied with a similar relief of Chinoiserie ladies was found on the Greatbatch Site (Phase II). The decoration is taken from plate 175 of The Ladies Amusement, reproduced by Leslie Grigsby, Weldon Catalogue (1990), p.58. A tortoiseshell-ware coffee pot decorated with the same moulded figures is illustrated by David Barker, William Greatbatch (1990), p.196, pl.72.
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