A rare, miniature, antique Davenport one-cup teapot of barrel shape with multi-color flowers on a matte black ground with rims trimmed in red and the undersides of the teapot and cover marbled in blue.
For a similar teapot: T. Lockett and G. Godden, Davenport- China, Earthenware and Glass, 1794-1887, p. 182, pl. 158 and Sotheby's, Arts of Europe Auction, London, May 15, 2004, lot 212.
Attributed to W. Davenport & Company (Longport, Staffordshire, England, 1793-1887)
Base: decorator number. No maker's mark.
George IV (1820-30) | Early 19th century
Width 5.25 Depth 3 Height 2.75 inches
Scarce Miniature English Davenport Earthenware Floral Black Teapot