Three ceamware teapots and covers
Lot 97
Three creamware teapots and covers, circa 1765-70
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Lot Details
Three creamware teapots and covers, circa 1765-70
Comprising a globular teapot and cover from the first phase of production at Cockpit Hill, with a faceted spout and a pierced mushroom finial, outlined in black and coloured in red with a bowl of fruit including cherries, the reverse with a flower spray, 11.7cm high, a smaller teapot and cover with a moulded spout, painted with flowers in green and red, 11cm high, and a William Greatbatch globular teapot and cover with a ribbed crossover handle, naively painted with flower sprays, 12.7cm high (some damage and restoration) (6)


  • The Cockpit Hill teapot is illustrated by Tom Walford, Cockpit Hill-evidence from shards, Creamware and Pearlware Re-Examined (2007), p 188, figs 16 and 17. The central flower in the spray on the reverse matches a shard from the factory site shown at p.189, fig.18. For a related Greatbatch teapot, see David Barker, William Greatbatch (1991), p 207, pl 93.
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