An important Lowestoft teapot and cover circa 1768-70

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Lot 310
An important Lowestoft teapot and cover
circa 1768-70

Sold for £ 6,000 (US$ 7,393) inc. premium
An important Lowestoft teapot and cover
circa 1768-70
Of globular shape with a low-domed cover, flower finial and distinctive curved spout, finely painted in an attractive palette of puce, turquoise, orange, blue and two tones of yellow, with a Chinese figure scene before an olive green fence, a servant offering a tray of fruit to a seated man and his standing lady companion, the reverse with an imaginary tower structure and a large fruiting tree, a bird in flight and a yellow peony spray on the cover, within red crowfoot borders, 14cm high (minute chip to finial) (2)

Footnotes

  • Illustrated by Geoffrey Godden (1985), pl 18, p 27. Exhibited by Albert Amor, 18th Century English Chinoiserie Porcelain Exhibition 1990, catalogue number 68; the 18th Century English Porcelain loan exhibition, Dreweatt Neate 1996, catalogue no. 47, and in the International Ceramics Fair and Seminar, 1999 Loan Exhibition. The low domed cover and flower finial are features of the earliest of the Lowestoft teapots which bear this distinctive curved spout
An important Lowestoft teapot and cover circa 1768-70
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