June 24 & 25, 2022: 42nd Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction
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BRITISH HAND-PAINTED STRAWBERRY CERAMIC 25-PIECE TEA SET, each featuring polychrome motif of a vine with berries, leaves, and roses, covers having molded shell cornucopia finials, comprising two teapots, a covered sugar, a creamer, a waste bowl, and ten cup and saucer sets. Marks to underside include various impressed letters including "A" and "X".

Condition: Fifteen undamaged, except some having minor to moderate discoloration and scattered wear including losses to overglaze enamel decorations; each teapot having some restoration to cover, one having additional professional restoration to spout and rim; creamer with flake to underside foot ring; sugar bowl with minor flakes to interior galley, chips to handles, cover with flake to edge and finial possibly reattached; one saucer with faint radial hairline to base and one with rim chip and hairline; four cups with minor imperfections including hairlines and/or flakes. Some having manufacturing flaws including glazed over hairlines, as made.

Circa : First half 19th century.

Item Dimensions: 7 1/8" HOA, waste bowl 6 1/4" D rim.

Provenance : From a Charlottesville, VA estate.

Estimate : 200 - 300
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $476.00
Estimate: $200.00 - $300.00
Number Bids:8