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Saltglaze stoneware enamel decorated teapot with portrait of Frederick of Prussia Rex. Staffordshire England mid 18th century

Reference: 9025

Dated: 1760 Staffordshire England

A very rare stoneware saltglaze teapot with overall quality enamel decoration and showing a portrait along with the title "Fred.Prussia Rex". The reverse of the teapot depicts the coat of arms of the King with the Latin motto "Semper Sublimis". The cover is decorated with two panels of flowers and has a flower head finial. The teapot was made to commemorate the alliance with Britain and Prussia probably at the end of the seven years war. The piece is previously unrecorded.

Dimensions: 7.50 inch wide 4.50 inch high 4.75 inch deep

Medium: stoneware saltglaze pottery ceramic

Current Condition Excellent restoration to lid and break in handle.

Literature: Page 163 Edwards and Hampson work titled White Salt-glazed STONEWARE of the British Isles makes reference to a similarly themed teapot which was destined for the American market.

Price: gbp 5850.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 7681.05 (US Dollars)

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