A Staffordshire 'cauliflower ware' teapot and cover, coffee pot and plate and a 'melon ware' teapot, circa 1765-70
Lot 44
A Staffordshire 'cauliflower ware' teapot and cover, coffee pot and plate and a 'melon ware' teapot, circa 1765-70
Sold for £875 (US$ 1,463) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Staffordshire 'cauliflower ware' teapot and cover, coffee pot and plate and a 'melon ware' teapot, circa 1765-70
The 'cauliflower ware' crisply moulded with leaves picked out in green against the cream-coloured florets, the teapot with a knop in the form of a floret, 12.1cm high (damage and losses), the coffee pot of pear shape, 19cm high (cover lacking), the plate with a lobed rim, 24cm diam (restored), the 'melon ware' teapot with an engine-turned globular body, decorated with vertical green and yellow stripes, 10.5cm high (cover lacking, spout ground down) (5)

Footnotes

  • Tom Walford compared the coffee pot with the Greatbatch shards at Hanley Museum and found significant differences in shape. His notes to this effect are included with the lot. A similar 'melon ware' teapot and cover from the Sampson and Horne Collection was sold in these rooms on 28 April 2010, lot 358
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