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A Worcester compressed globular teapot and cover
A Worcester compressed globular teapot and cover

CIRCA 1754-55

Details
A Worcester compressed globular teapot and cover
Circa 1754-55
Each side painted with a bird perched on a branch and with scattered butterflies and a ladybird, the curved spout with a foliage scroll in red, the shallow domed cover with onion finial and painted with a branch and a butterfly (tip of spout restored, slight chip to rim, rim of cover and finial)
4 in. (12 cm.) high
Provenance
Anon., sale in these Rooms, 29 January 1973, lot 66.

Lot Essay

Cf. a closely similar teapot exhibited by Simon Spero; Twenty Five Years, An Exhibition of English Porcelain, 10th October - 21st October 1989, no. 32.
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