Three Staffordshire teapots and two covers, circa 1750-60
Lot 8
Three early Staffordshire teapots and one cover, circa 1740-50
Sold for £562 (US$ 945) inc. premium
Lot Details
Three early Staffordshire teapots and one cover, circa 1740-50
All three with a crabstock handle and spout, sprigged with applied fruiting vines, one teapot and cover with a creamware body, the handle, spout and vines streaked in blue and manganese, 12.5cm high (chipped, with a replacement cover), one redware teapot with a rich lead glaze, possibly Newcastle-under-Lyme, 10.8cm high (lacking cover), the other unglazed redware teapot and cover of unusual small size, 10cm high (chipped) (5)

Footnotes

  • Tom Walford felt this teapot was the earliest piece of creamware in his collection and thus an exceptional rarity. The spout and handle are of red clay dipped in cream, possibly using cheaper local clay to reduce the cost.
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  1. John Sandon
    Specialist - British Ceramics
    Bonhams
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