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FS30: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A Royal Worcester Aesthetic Teapot and Cover

Auction Lot FS30/564

A Royal Worcester Aesthetic teapot and cover of double sided form being a satirical view of Oscar Wilde and the Aesthetic Movement modelled on one side with him limp wristed and sporting a sunflower and verso with a female follower in similar pose sporting a lily, under 'greenery yallery' colours, puce marks with datecode for 1882 and patent registration lozenge and captioned 'Fearful Consequences through the laws of natural selection and evolution of living up to one's teapot', 16cm high, [good restoration to cover].

A Royal Worcester Aesthetic Teapot and Cover (FS30/564) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 19th April 2016 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A Royal Worcester Aesthetic teapot and cover of double sided form being a satirical view of Oscar Wilde and the Aesthetic Movement modelled on one side with him limp wristed and sporting a sunflower and verso with a female follower in similar pose sporting a lily, under 'greenery yallery' colours, puce marks with datecode for 1882 and patent registration lozenge and captioned 'Fearful Consequences through the laws of natural selection and evolution of living up to one's teapot', 16cm high, [good restoration to cover].

Price Realised

£3,100

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Sale Information

FS30: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 19th April 2016
Wednesday, 20th April 2016

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 10:00am on Wednesday, 20th April 2016 as part of the Oriental and European Ceramics and Glassware section of the sale.

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Important Notes

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