The teapot is of lead-glazed cream-coloured earthenware decorated in red, black, green and yellow enamel in a style which can loosely be described as Chinoiserie.
Creamware teapot by W Greatbatch, 1777
© The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery
- Art Fund grant:
- £375 ( Total: £1,500)
- Acquired in:
- M Wolff, Hull
Chinese-inspired buildings form the main element of the decoration. On the front of the vessel two such buildings flank the inscription, in three lines, 'Green/Tea/I777'. The shoulder and cover of the teapot are decorated with bands of lattice-work interspersed with floral sprays.
Mr M.Wolff, Hull
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