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Dated 13th October 1883

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  • Xupes Reference CE1310091
  • Age Dated 13th October 1883
  • Condition The teapot is offered in excellent original condition without loss, damage or restoration. A stunning example and a rare addition to any serious collection!  View More Details



    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.


    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.


    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

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    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.


    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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  • Fresh to the market we offer this rare antique porcelain teapot modelled as a large clam shell and made by William Brownfield with date registry mark for 13 October 1883. This very stylish and finely made teapot is modeled as a large clam shell resting on a base of seaweed with a moulded seaweed spout and handle. The fitted lid sits flush and has a small clam shell handle sitting on a bed of weed. The body of the teapot is finely detailed and hand decorated in pastel tones of green, blue and lilac. The teapot has a printed registration to the base and lid dating the teapot to 1883. This rare teapot was produced in various colours and was acquired from the Chapman Collection, Debden Manor.

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