Six teapots and covers
Lot 65
Six creamware teapots and covers, circa 1765-70
Sold for £1,062 (US$ 1,777) inc. premium
Lot Details
Six creamware teapots and covers, circa 1765-70
All painted with flowers in predominantly red and black, comprising two teapots with straight spouts, crossover handles and rouletted borders, one of which is painted with a long-tailed bird, 13cm high, three others of globular shape with boldly modelled entwined handles, one of which is attributed to Thomas Whieldon, 11cm to 14.5cm high, and the final teapot of cylindrical form, 12.5cm high (some damage and restoration) (12)


  • One of the globular teapots is illustrated by Tom Walford, The Sloping Neck Tea Canister Factory, NCS Newsletter No 163, p 37, fig 11 where it is attributed to Swinton and illustrates the differences between North Eastern flower knops and those made in Staffordshire, Yorkshire or Derbyshire. Horizontal flower knops are a North Eastern feature. Another of the globular pots is illustrated by Tom Walford, The Search for Whieldon's Creamware, ECC Trans., Vol.17, Pt.3, p.438.
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