A small Staffordshire glazed redware armorial teapot and cover, circa 1740

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Lot 6
A small Staffordshire glazed redware armorial teapot and cover, circa 1740

Sold for £ 1,125 (US$ 1,546) inc. premium
A small Staffordshire glazed redware armorial teapot and cover, circa 1740
Of tapering bulbous form with a biting snake handle, the spout moulded with sprigs with mask terminal, the body applied with the Royal Arms with lion and unicorn supporters in cream slip, the cover with three sprigs in cream slip, 9.5cm high (chips) (2)

Footnotes

  • A related armorial jug from the Sampson and Horne collection was sold in these rooms 28 April 2010, lot 196. Other examples of glazed redware applied with royal arms from the Henry Weldon collection are illustrated by Leslie B. Grigsby (1990), p.262, item 148. A waster decorated with the Royal Arms and motto was found in 1925 on the Thomas Whieldon, Fenton Vivian factory site although shards have been found at other sites in Staffordshire. The armorial also appears on saltglaze.
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