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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 531

    THREE STAFFORDSHIRE SALT-GLAZED COLORED-GROUND STONEWARE TEAPOTS AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1765

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    THREE STAFFORDSHIRE SALT-GLAZED COLORED-GROUND STONEWARE TEAPOTS AND COVERS
    CIRCA 1765
    Each with crabstock handles and spouts
    4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) wide, the largest


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Celia Hemming, London, by 1917 (blue pot with green spout).
    Cyril Andrade, London, by 1924 (blue pot with green spout).
    With Carleton Macy, New York, 1924-1934 (blue pot with green spout).
    With Frank Stoner, Stoner, Stoner & Evans, London November or December, 1934 (other blue pot).
    Gift of Carleton Macy, 1934 (both blue pots).
    Gift of Mrs. Russell S.Carter. 1945 (iron-red pot).


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund


    Literature

    Hemming, On Staffordshire Salt-Glaze, Connoisseur, vol.47, no. XI, 1917, p. 217 (blue teapot with green spout).
    Andrade, 'Astbury, Whieldon, Wood', Old English Pottery, London, 1924, no. 66.