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English creamware teapot by William Greatbach Staffordshire England 18th century

Reference: 7951

Dated: 1775 Staffordshire England

A William Greatbach cylindrical shaped pottery creamware teapot and cover. The handle is ear shaped and the cover has a ball shaped finial.The pot is decorated with underglaze black prints highlighted with enamel colours of the Prodical Son Taking Leave and the Prodigal Son receives his Patrimony. The elegant spout is decorated with flowers and some parts of the body and cover are decorated in puce sponged ground. The cover also features winged angel heads.
The Prodigal Son Series comprises of 6 prints taken from mezzotints produced by Richard Purcell

Dimensions: 7.25 inch wide 5.25 inch high 3.50 inch deep

Medium: creamware pottery ceramic

Current Condition Professional restoration to tip of spout and feint hairline at cover.

Literature: William Greatbach a Staffordshire Pottery by David Barker, published by Jonathan Horne.
Page 109. A Potted History, The Willett Collection, Brighton Royal Pavilion Museum by Stella Bedoe

Price: gbp 1850.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2429.05 (US Dollars)

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