Executed in the Chinese tradition, this antique, 18th century, Whiedon teapot is a very scarce form. The pale, creamy yellow ground is decorated with applied and painted water lily designs in black, green and gold. The finial on the lid is an applied flower form.
MAKER Whieldon Factory (Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, c. 1747-80)
PROVENANCE Collection of Dr. Kenneth J. Maier (Chicago, IL).
DATE c. 1750
DIMENSIONS Width 7 Height 4 in.
CONDITION Note: chips, hairline cracks.