An Extremely Fine Barr Flight and Barr Teapot
An extremely fine Barr Flight and Barr Worcester Teapot and Cover, of elliptical oval shape with navette fluted neck, silver shaped gilded spout and scrolled handle, the rising domed cover with flamed finial, painted probably by Thomas Baxter with canted rectangular panels of tropical shells, seaweed and coral, framed within thick gold bands, reserved on a pale grey marbled ground, gilt with embellishments.
Incised B and X to the inside of the cover and script mark in puce to the underside
Private English Collection. The O’Donaghue Collection
Exhibited at the International Art Treasures Exhibition, Victoria and Albert Museum 1962. No. 442.
Illustrated Henry Sandon, Flight and Barr Worcester Porcelain 1783-1840, pl. 50. p.65.
Height: 7 1/2 Ins (19cms.)
Item No. 1798