A green glazed teapot, dated 1781
Lot 59
A green glazed teapot, dated 1791
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,365) inc. premium
Lot Details
A green glazed teapot, dated 1791
Probably North Eastern, of cylindrical form with a grooved handle and spout, the body with all-over pricked or rouletted texture, decorated in cold gilding with a scrollwork cartouche inscribed 'Elizabeth Lawrence Sandwich. 1791', the reverse with 'Long may we live, Happy may we be, Blest with content, From misfortune free', 14.4cm high (cracked) (2)

Footnotes

  • Exhibited in the ECC exhibition 'Shipwrecks and Marriages', 2009. An example dated 1790 is illustrated by Henry Sandon, Coffee Pots and Teapots (1970), p.111, fig.25.
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