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A Bianco Sobra Bianco Chinese Export Teapot, c. 1745
An exquisite porcelain teapot c. 1745 of Chinese origin, for the English or American market. Swirls of opaque cool white decoration on a cream body, with medallions featuring landscape scenes in deep pink, outlined in gold. Teapot height is 6 inches high. Price: $1,400 SALE PRICE: $850.
A Bilston and a Wednesbury Patch Box, English, c. 1800
Bilston and Wednesbury were the two most famous centers for enameling in South Staffordshire. The Bilston motto box on the left is transfer printed and painted. The inscription reads: Esteem this GIFT for those who give, And Joy attend you while you live. A dove and heart adorn each side. The royal blue enamel box on the right) has thick white decoration and was likely made in Wednesbury, the center for the finest painted enamels. Price: $450 each.
An Early Bilston Enamel and Copper Patch Box, c. 1780-90
A very pretty Bilston copper and enamel patch box with elegant Adams-style swags and borders. It has a lovely pastel duck-egg blue base, which is quite unusual, and a white lid with the inscription: Love the Giver. The original steel mirror is in place and the hinge and closure are good. No repairs. Approx. 2" across. Price: $495
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