Flower painted teapot and cover, a sucrier and cover, a mug and a sparrow beak jug
Lot 93
A Cockpit Hill creamware teapot and cover, a sucrier and cover, a mug and a sparrow beak jug, circa 1770
Sold for £875 (US$ 1,463) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Cockpit Hill creamware teapot and cover, a sucrier and cover, a mug and a sparrow beak jug, circa 1770
All with double entwined handles, the teapot and cover, 12.7cm high, and the sucrier and cover, 9cm high, decorated in the same pattern of roses issuing from baskets, the Swinton mug on a slightly raised foot enamelled with a similar rose pattern, 9.9cm high, the small sparrow beak jug with gadrooned borders painted in red monochrome with flowers, 7.2cm high (some damages) (6)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The sucrier and cover from Garry Atkins. The distinctive shaped rose with half shading appears on a plate attributed to Cockpit Hill, illustrated by Tom Walford, Cockpit Hill - evidence from shards, Creamware re-examined (2005) p.189, pl.20. The jug is also discussed and illustrated at pl.29.
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