Three Black Basalt Tea Wares, England, early 19th century, a marked E. Mayer oval sugar bowl and cover with sybil finial, ht. 3 7/8; an unmarked teapot and cover with sybil finial and animals in relief, attributed to E. Mayer, ht. 4 5/8; and a marked Yates oval teapot and cover with molded palmettes bordering a central arabesque band, ht. 5 3/4 in.
The property of Jeffrey Milkins.
Mayer sugar: Restorations to bowl.
Mayer teapot: Numerous small chips surrounding cover.
Yates teapot: Finial restored at join; a few slight flakes and edge roughness to cover rim; pot with slight chipping to end of spout.
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