Executed in the Chinese tradition, this antique, 18th century, Whiedon teapot is a very scarce form. The pale, creamy yellow ground is decorated with applied and painted water lily designs in black, green and gold. The finial on the lid is an applied flower form.
Attributed to Whieldon Factory (Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, c. 1747-80)
Collection of Dr. Kenneth J. Maier (Chicago, IL).
Width 7 Height 4 inches
Note: chips, hairline cracks.