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Small Mochaware Covered Teapot

Auction:
2207
Lot:
163
Sold for:
$4,994$4,250

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Auction:
Sale #2207 - 2207
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 10, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Small Mochaware Covered Teapot, England, c. 1800, very rare mocha teapot and cover with black dendritic "trees" on a pale orange field bordered with bright blue bands, extruded handle with foliate terminals, (imperfections), ht. 4 in.

Provenance: Purchased from Mr. & Mrs. Jerome Blum, 1985.

Exhibitions: Colonial Williamsburg, 1993-94 and in the exhibition Dipped, Slipped, Turned & Wormed, at the Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, 1995.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Keywords

United Kingdom, Jerome Blum, Pennsylvania, Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Teapot, Teaware