Lot 240: A collection of Staffordshire and South Yorkshire black basalt teawares with...
October 25, 2016
Newbury, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A collection of Staffordshire and South Yorkshire black basalt teawares with rare marks, late 18th/early 19th centuries, all with impressed marks, comprising: a Moseley commode-shaped teapot and cover sprigged with Britannia; a Davenport teapot and associated cover; a Mist sander; a Ferrybridge rectangular sugar box and cover; a Shorthose & Co. ozier-moulded jug; a Salopian jug sprigged with classical subjects; a Moseley jug with a brick band lower section; a Birch barrel-shaped jug; an E. Mayer jug with swags; a Keeling, Toft & Co barrel-shaped engine-turned jug and a I. Glass Hanley baluster jug Provenance: The Oxborrow collection. See Diana Edwards, Black Basalt (1994), p. 205, fig. 309 for the Britannia teapot.