Rare Longton Hall Leaf Shape Teapot and Cover

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An extremely rare Longton Hall Leaf Shape Teapot and Cover
An extremely rare Longton Hall Leaf Shape Teapot and Cover

 

 

An extremely rare Longton Hall Leaf Shape Teapot and Cover of cusped naturalistic shape formed as a series of 6 large cabbage leaves grouped together, the spout similarly formed with two leaves and the flattened cover with tripartite leaf finial, applied at one side with vine tendril handle, the green edged leaves veined in puce.

Circa 1755

Another example of this rare form from the Dr. and Mrs. Statham collection Sotheby’s 16th October 1956 lot 104. Published by Bernard Watney, Longton Hall Porcelain. 1957. p. 40 pl. 46B. Another sold by Christies 12th October 1987. Lot 202.

Dimensions
Height: 4 3/4 ins. (11 cms.)

Item No. 1624

 

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