18th Century Tôleware Tea Pot

18th Century Tôleware Tea Pot

Code: FL5163


W: 30cm (11.8")H: 17cm (6.7")D: 10.5cm (4.1")


An exceptional, late 18th century tôleware teapot simulating tortoiseshell with original handpainted decoration featuring a bird cage, floral and musical motifs.  The handle retains its original rattan binding.  A particularly attractive example remaining in remarkable condition.  Circa 1780.  Origin: Probably Pontypool, Wales.