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Creamware Teapot and Cover

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
353
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Creamware Teapot and Cover, England, c. 1770-82, probably Staffordshire and attributed to William Greatbatch, ovoid shape with floral finial, double entwined handles and reeded spout, polychrome enameled with floral sprays flanking a mid-band of molded and gilded flowerheads and foliage, ht. 5 1/8 in.

Provenance: From the Troy Chappell Collection; ex. collection of Mr. Tom G. Walford; Jonathan Horne.

Literature: Identical illustrated in William Greatbatch - A Staffordshire Potter, by Barker, plate 67.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Cover: Restored rim chip and inner collar.
Pot: Restored chip to spout.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Tom G. Walford, Jonathan Horne, William Greatbatch, British art, Creamware, Spout, Staffordshire, Staffordshire pottery, Walford, United Kingdom

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