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Sale IT209 Lot 2082

WEDGWOOD PALE-BLUE AND WHITE SOLID JASPERWARE TEAPOT AND COVER circa 1787-1797, impressed uppercase mark, recorded as shape no. 303, the central designs by Lady Templeton and John Flaxman, of shield shape with white acanthus leaf-molded splayed handle and foliate spout, the finial modeled as a seated figure emblematic of Winter, within radiating leaf-tips, the central register applied with putti at play on an orange peel reserve, above acanthus, on a short socle foot, h: 7 3/4 x w: 10 in.

Provenance: Property of the Saint Louis Art Museum, black enamel no. 236:/989A&B
Skinner, Boston, 18 July 2015, sale 2835, lot 720.
Jeffrey Milkins Collection, no. 778.

Catalogue Note:
For a similar example in the Wedgwood Museum, see Robin Reilly, 'Wedgwood Jasper', color pl. C38. Based on correspondence between Thomas Byerley and Josiah Wedgwood dated 6 April 1787, the form has been identified as a 'Vase Tea pot'. For an inkpot with similar applied decoration attributed to Templeton and Flaxman, see The British Museum, 1909,1201.71.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Sold for $1,000.00

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