Two creamware teapots and covers, circa 1780
Lot 96
Two creamware teapots and covers, circa 1780
Sold for £875 (US$ 1,470) inc. premium
Lot Details
Two creamware teapots and covers, circa 1780
Probably Cockpit Hill, of shouldered cylindrical form with rouletted borders and reeded spouts, the low domed covers with flower finials picked out in yellow, orange and black, painted in bright colours with Chinese figures and vases, the larger with a cross over handle, 17.6cm high (minor loss to handle terminals, some restoration), the smaller with a strap handle, 15.2cm high (fine crack, some restoration) (4)

Footnotes

  • The painting on these teapots is closely related to that found on two second phase Cockpit Hill teapots, see lot 87 in this sale. Similar figural painting in Chinese style is found on Derby porcelain.
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