A rare creamware tureen, cover and stand of 'Melbourne type', circa 1770-80

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Lot 146
A rare creamware tureen, cover and stand of 'Melbourne type', circa 1770-80

Sold for £ 3,750 (US$ 5,153) inc. premium
A rare creamware tureen, cover and stand of 'Melbourne type', circa 1770-80
Of double walled form with twelve fluted sides, alternately pierced with intricate panels and enamelled with green monochrome flowers, with twisted branch handles with flower terminals, the tureen 23.5cm high, the stand 25.7cm diam (stand chipped, cover restored) (3)

Footnotes

  • Exhibited: ECC 50th Anniversary exhibition (1977), no.73 and in the NCS Creamware and Pearlware exhibition (1986), p.77, no.62. Also illustrated by Donald Towner, Creamware (1978) p.110, colour pl.D. A matching stand painted in purple is in Temple Newsam House, Leeds, illustrated by Peter Walton (1976), p.184, no.755.
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