18th Century Worcester Porcelain Globular Teapot with Black Transfer Prints.
18th Century Worcester Porcelain Globular Teapot with Black Transfer Prints, the body and cover transfer-printed in black with Robert Hancock's The Minuet and L'Amour (signed) and covered with a flower finial between prints of a windmill and ruins.
Signed RH Worcester and anchor rebus for Richard Holdship in prints.
4 3/4" High.
Minute crack to flower finial.
Parallels: Bernard Rackham, Catalogue of the Schreiber Collection of English Porcelain, Earthenware, Enamels, etc. vol I, 1915, no. 650 (Illustrated as no. 651).
Parallels: Robin Emmerson, British Teapot & Tea Drinking, p. 134.
The Dean and Mary Rockwell Collection, no. 975 (paper label)
The Stockwell Collection
Robyn Robb Antiques, June 14, 2002
Robin Henry Ceramic Collection, New York.