A PEARLWARE MOULDED TEAPOT AND COVER, C1805 one side inscrib...

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£300 - £400

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A PEARLWARE MOULDED TEAPOT AND COVER, C1805 one side inscribed in an oval frame May the Honest heart never know Distress, the corresponding reserve painted with a landscape in the Pratt palette, 17cm h

A teapot of the same shape, one side inscribed (possibly by the same hand), Love and be Happy is in the Bulwer Collection in the Castle Museum, Norwich and is illustrated Lewis (J & G), Pratt Ware 1780-1840, second edition 2006, p226.

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In good unrestored condition with damaged tip of spout and some slight staining of the glaze in places in particular to the inside of the teapot slight crazing, insignificant faint small star crack on lower body of teapot, minor hairline crack in cover, dolphin finial broken off and restuck long ago, no professional restoration and in the present family's ownership since the 19th c

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Auction Date: 22nd Mar 2017 at 10am

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22nd Mar 2017 10am (Lots 1 to 1108)

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