Cockpit Hill creamware teapot, c. 1780.


A Cockpit Hill pottery creamware teapot, c. 1780. The globular teapot upon a waisted foot, with a moulded bead rim base, and pierced gallery to the top. Having an acanthus moulded spout, & elaborate 'C' scroll handle with acanthus leaf moulded thumb piece. The body of the creamware teapot is painted in overgraze enamels with an Oriental figure carrying a tray, before a fence & flowering plants. A large spray of flowers is painted to the other side.
The pierced cover painted with flowers, and having a bead moulded rim, being surmounted by an acorn finial.

Provenance
Ex Sharow Hall Collection. Purchased from Jan Struther Antiques, Randolph Place, Edinburgh, 6 Sept. 1968. Purchase price £ 125. Please see image of the original receipt.

Medium: Earthenware. Creamware.

Height:  14 cm, 5.51"
Width:  18 cm, 7.09"

Condition: Small chip to finial. Minor chips to spout. Some wear to the overgraze enamels. Otherwise in perfect condition. No restoration.

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