Decorative Arts Auction

December 05, 2016

LOT 298

Lot 298

Worcester Teapot and Cover, c.1770

Worcester Teapot and Cover, c.1770
Lot 298 Details
Worcester Teapot and Cover, c.1770

painted in underglaze blue, coloured enamels and gilt with Japan style prunus sprigs and chrysanthemums
finial restored
length 6.9" — 17.5 cm.
painted square fret mark in underglaze blue

Estimate $250-$350

Realised: $384
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Restoration to flower finial; wear to gilding at rim of cover; otherwise in substantially good condition

LOT 298

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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