Pearlware teapot, painted blue underglaze ‘Chinese fence/Pagoda’. Attributed to Leeds. c.1780-1790. AP/1401.


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Pearlware globular form teapot with double strap handle. Decorated with painted blue underglaze decoration depicting two versions of the ‘Chinese house/Pagoda and fence’ pattern. The handle has applied flower and trifurcated leaf terminals. The lid is pierced and has an ornate flower finial with added leaf swags. The finial is identified in various publications as a Leeds Pottery type. The spout is plain.

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Pot ID: AP/1401
Dimensions: 117 mm high to top of finial.
Net Weight (grams): 259
Date: c.1780-1790

Condition Report:
Lid: has two opposing hairlines which do not meet. A section of lid inner rim is boken into three pieces and glued in place. Small filled chip on outer rim plus large filled chip on underside of outer rim. Plus a few small glaze flakes on inside inner rim.
Body: A 10mm shallow chip on edge of handle. The end of the spout lip has a tiny restoration. A 36mm long slice of the spout on reverse side has been glued back in place.

Weight 751 g