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Staffordshire Creamware Teapot and Cover

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
598
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3020B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Staffordshire Creamware Teapot and Cover, England, c. 1775, attributed to William Greatbatch, bulbous shape with ear-form handle, foliate molded spout and pierced and scalloped gallery, polychrome enameled black transfer prints with Cybele riding a lion drawn carriage on one side, the reverse with depiction from The World with Sun, Moon and Stars, all below the Hebrew word "Shmayim," ht. 6 in.
Estimate $500-700

Cover: Small rim chips; 1/2" rim chip; 1" rim chip out and simply reglued.
Pot: Numerous chips to inner rim (where pot sits); one piece of scalloping missing from rim; spout with 3/8" chip and 1/2" p[iece broken off and simply reglued; lower body with firing lines to the glaze and associated 3/8" glaze flake. Light and typical wear to the decoration throughout.


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

United Kingdom, Creamware, Greatbatch, Spout, Staffordshire pottery, Teapot, Transfer printing, Visual arts, William Greatbatch

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