Bovey Tracey Tea Caddy

Bovey Tracey Tea Caddy

Catalogue No: J110

£ 2250.00

Description:

A wonderful example of a documentary tea canister from the highly  sought after pottery,  Bovey Tracey of Devonshire. In rectangular form on short peg feet, the corners with cherub terminals, each aspect moulded in relief with cherubs allegorical of the seasons highlighted in blue within  feathered borders.

 

Circa 1796

 

Approx - 5 inches (125mm) tall.

 

In very good condition throughout, one cherubs head terminal professionally restored, cover missing.

 

For a similar example and further information on Bovey Tracey pottery, see: Adams & Thomas A Potwork In Devonshire page 64   Also, J&G Lewis Prattware  page 231

 

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