London, South Kensington
26 April 2001
A William Greatbatch creamware cylindrical teapot and cover
with flowerhead finial, ear-shaped handle and leaf-moulded spout, printed in black and painted in colours with a half-length portrait of The Hon.ble.Aug.tusKeppel, the reverse with a man of war in full sail, between panels painted with flowerheads reserved on a violet-ground, circa 1779 (restored, small chips) -- 13cm. high
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See the example from the Herbert and Sylvia Jacobs Collection, sold at Christie's New York, 24 January, 1994, lot 164; see also David Barker, William Greatbatch, A Staffordshire Potter (1990), p. 235, pls. 147a & 147b.
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