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Rare English Salt Glaze Teapot with Iguana Finial Circa 1740-45

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An antique English earthenware teapot. The salt glaze teapot features a diamond form with molded seashell medallions surrounded by repeating circle and cross borders with heart or concentric diamond accents to the corners. The piece presents geometrical molding to the elongated spout, pebble style accents to the scroll handle, and an unusual finial to the removable lid in the form of an iguana. The piece was produced ca. 1740-45 and a similar item is illustrated in The Glaisher Collection of Pottery and Porcelain by Bernard Rackham.

Brand Unknown
Materials Earthenware
Marks No Discernible Maker’s Mark
Period Mid-18th Century
Origin England
Number of items 1


- crazing throughout; chip to corner of foot; wear to underside.


6.25" W x 5.75" H x 3.25" D

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