• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 201

    A WILLIAM GREATBATCH TRANSFER-PRINTED TEAPOT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1775

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WILLIAM GREATBATCH TRANSFER-PRINTED TEAPOT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1775
    Of inverted pear form, with foliage-moulded spout and ear-shaped handle, transfer-printed and coloured with Juno and the Peacock, the reverse with the sun, globe and moon, with Justice in the clouds above, divided by waisted purple scroll panels beneath a galleried rim, the domed cover with winged angels heads and a pierced ball finial
    6 in. (15.3 cm.) high


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    Cf. Peter Walton Creamware and other English Pottery at Temple Newsam House, Leeds (London 1976), pg. 199, No. 807 for a similar example decorated with Aurora in a winged-horse-drawn chariot.

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    Provenance

    Acquired from Jonathan Horne, London.