Georgian John & William Ridgway Teapot
Old Englsih Fluted Shape
Patter 625 - Deep Black & Buttermilk Bands with hand painted decoration all round.
The Black bands with a contrasting white flower head with pink/red & green detail, Surrounded by gilt leaves. The Buttermilk band with gilt leaf trim & dots with red details.
Flowing gilt leaf garland around the shoulders.
Feathered Detail to the base of the handle & Spout, with gilt decoration along the spot
Fine crazing with some light areas of discolouration and some darker scattered spots as shown. The Handle & spout are quite a creamy colour. There is a dark hairline to the body partially visible on the exterior and shown internally. Age related marks & signs of wear. Minor manufacturing faults such as pitting, stray paint, bubbles to the body ect. Finial is leaning which is the beauty of early piece they are not always uniform & perfect. Gilt rub to the handle & lower body band