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Rare Creamware Coffee Pot and Cover

Auction:
2134
Lot:
528
Sold for:
$3,105$2,700

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Auction:
Sale #2134 - 2134
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
October 28, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Rare Creamware Coffee Pot and Cover, Britain, c. 1800, each dipped in brick-red slip with black bands at rims and black mocha dendritic decoration, the cover, with its original ball knop, is restored and stuck to the body, the extruded handle with foliate terminals, (several lines in the body were professionally glued), total ht. 11 1/2 in. Provenance: Orkney & Yost, Franklin, Connecticut. Literature: Kitchen Ceramics, Slesin, Rozenstroich & Cliff, Abbeville Press, 1997; A Collector's History of English Pottery, Griselda Lewis, The Antique Collectors' Club, Fifth Revised Edition, 1999.! Exhibitions: Mocha Mania, The Dewitt Wallace Gallery, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, 1993-94.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Britain, Franklin, Connecticut, Abbeville Press, Griselda Lewis, Antique Collectors' Club, Colonial Williamsburg, Mania, Dewitt Wallace Gallery, Virginia, Cafe mocha, DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, Scotland, Williamsburg, Virginia