Another Greatbatch teapot and cover
Lot 76
A William Greatbatch creamware teapot and cover, circa 1770-82
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,308) inc. premium
Lot Details
A William Greatbatch creamware teapot and cover, circa 1770-82
Of cylindrical form with an ear-shaped handle, printed and enamelled with 'The Prodigal Son Receives his Patrimony', the reverse with 'The Prodigal Son Taking Leave', reserved on a puce ground with smaller floral panels, the cover with two winged cherub's heads, 12cm high (some restoration) (2)

Footnotes

  • Another Greatbatch teapot from the Samson and Horne Collection and bearing different prints from the Prodigal Son series was sold in these rooms on 28 April 2010, lot 437. The series is discussed by David Barker, William Greatbatch (1991), pp 229-232. Many corresponding shards were excavated on the factory site.
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