An extremely rare Liverpool, William Reid teapot

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Description

‘Pencilled’ in overglaze black enamel with a Chinaman playing a flute and a boy seated near him holding a parasol. Pencilled decoration is rarely found on Liverpool porcelain and only two other pieces with this form of decoration are known, a beaker and a small mug both from the Watney collection.
This tea pot is illustrated by Maurice Hillis in ‘Liverpool Porcelain’
c.1756
Ht.4¾ inches

Stock number: 9156