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Saturday, October 14, 2006

Caughley Porcelain Teapot c1790

A fine Caughley porcelain teapot of bullet shape, with relief moulding to the handle and spout highlighted with gilding. The pot is decorated with a meandering foliate band around a gilt band to the bowl, with gilding also to the footrim, collar and finial. The shoulder is gilded with geometric stripes on a blue ground, the lower part of the blue gilded with pendants. The pattern is mirrored on the slightly domed cover. The pot has a flawless, silky glaze.
Sold on Ebay 13th October 2006 for £505.01 .


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