C 1775 Worcester Japan Pattern Teapot & Stand Ex Sir Jeremy Lever collection Item Sold 5th May 2011 - For Sale
C 1775 Worcester Japan Pattern Teapot & Stand Ex Sir Jeremy Lever collection Item Sold 5th May 2011
A very good Worcester teapot of reeded French shape and stand decorated in the Scarlet Japan pattern with panels of chrysanthemum and prunus alternating with orange bands reserving white mons decorated with gilt latticework. This set having excellent provenence being part of the Sir Jeremy Lever collection. Teapot and stand typically unmarked, Sir Jeremy Lever collection labels to all pieces.
The tip of the spout has had a small amount of restoration. There are original firing cracks to one side of the spout. The enamels and gilt are in excellent order. The lid has a small firing fault to one of the orange panels, there is one minute chip to one petal of the finial although this is barely noticable. The enamels and gilt are excellent. The stand has a very small chip to the underside edge of the rim, there is only light wear to the stand. Teapot measures 12cms high. Stand measures 14.8cms.
This item has now sold May 5th 2011
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