A LOWESTOFT PORCELAIN BLUE AND WHITE SMALL TEAPOT AND COVER CIRCA 1770-75
 A LOWESTOFT PORCELAIN BLUE AND WHITE SMALL TEAPOT AND COVER CIRCA 1770-75
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A LOWESTOFT PORCELAIN BLUE AND WHITE SMALL TEAPOT AND COVER CIRCA 1770-75

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

A LOWESTOFT PORCELAIN BLUE AND WHITE SMALL TEAPOT AND COVER CIRCA 1770-75

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Sold:875USD

Lot Details

Description

A LOWESTOFT PORCELAIN BLUE AND WHITE SMALL TEAPOT AND COVER CIRCA 1770-75


of globular form with a plain loop handle, the teapot printed on either side with the same vignette of a figure crossing a bridge in front of a building and pierced rockwork, the cover with two vignettes showing Aesop's fable of the Fox and the Crow, blue concentric circles at the rims.

Height 4⅛ in.

10.6 cm

Condition Report

The porcelain is in generally good condition. However, the Chinoiserie decoration of the teapot does not carry through to the cover, which is painted with a fable subject. it is possible that the cover is matched to the teapot.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Phillips London, September 10, 1986

Wedgwood and Beyond: English Ceramics from the Starr Collection
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