• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 254

    AN ENGLISH CREAMWARE BALUSTER MILK-JUG AND COVER AND A DUTCH-DECORATED SMALL TEAPOT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1775-80

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH CREAMWARE BALUSTER MILK-JUG AND COVER AND A DUTCH-DECORATED SMALL TEAPOT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1775-80
    Both with entwined reeded handles, the first painted in iron-red, green and yellow with flower-sprays, the teapot with the Prince and Princess of Orange flanking an orange tree to both sides, the covers each with flower finials
    The first 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    The teapot acquired from Guest & Gray, London.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the lid of the teapot is lacking.