Lead-glazed Pearlware Teapot and Cover
- Sold for:
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
- Date / Time :
- April 08, 2016 10:00AM
Lead-glazed Pearlware Teapot and Cover, England, c. 1795, probably Staffordshire, globular shape with loop handle and S-curved spout, overglaze polychrome enamel-decorated with landscape depictions of a Chinese-style woman holding a parasol to one side, two-tier house to the reverse, ht. 6 1/2 in.
Provenance: Ex collection Robert R. Hunter.
Literature: Illustrated in Ceramics in America - 2001, by Chipstone, p. 144, fig. 16; similar in British Teapots & Tea Drinking, by Emmerson, p. 4, plate 2.
Cover: Edge nicks to inner collar; flake off of yellow enamel.
Teapot: 1/2" chip filled in under the lip of the spout. Scattered minor enamel flaking.
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