A boiled egg teapot made by Andy Titcomb
and purchased by Jimmy Savile has sold at auction for £380. The Sir Jimmy Savile Sale at Saviles Hall, Leeds, Saviles Hall, 30 July 2012 was conducted by Dreweatts
for the estate of Jimmy Saville.
An earthenware novelty egg cup tea pot by 'Andy',
25cm high; with
an issue of Hi Society Magazine, issue 12, 2002, with Sir Jimmy on the
cover and an article on him, p. 21 featuring a full page image of Sir
Jimmy in his Leeds kitchen holding this tea pot
From the kichen of Sir Jimmy's Leeds flat.
Provenance: From the estate of Sir Jimmy Savile. OBE, KCSG, LLD (1926-2011)
The cover finial (spoon) broken off (has been glued before), no other faults
There is a crack to the handle and slight glaze mark to base. The egg top has a broken spoon but the broken end is with it.