Here is a delightful small teapot made for a child’s tea set, decorated in green, red, blue and black with flowers and leaves. It displays as perfect, but the inner flange of the lid has damage (shown). Displayed on the shelf it is splendid. It is only three and three-quarters inches high. There’s no painter’s mark or factory mark on the teapot, but I’m illustrating the painter’s mark from one of the saucers. “Adam’s Rose” is the name given to a host of wares that use this style of simple cottagey decoration, because Adams pottery factories made a lot of it. This could actually be by Adams, because they used the same combination of colors, but other potters did too. It is very precisely and expertly made, and dates from the first quarter of the nineteenth century. Usually I don’t separate tea sets, but this one had so few remaining pieces that I decided to sell the parts individually. I also have listed a teabowl and saucer from the set, and there are a couple more pieces available.
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