Bristol ogee-shaped teapot and cover, with pointed knop, the ear-shaped handle with leaf moulded thumb piece, finely painted in Chinese famille verte palette, 6in (15cm) high, c.1775, no mark. It has provenance to the Frank Arnold collection and is available for £2600 from Albert Amor.

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This catalogue features polychrome works while the previous instalment comprised blue and white, white and printed pieces (ATG No 2612).

The catalogue features a variety of Bristol milk jug forms including a rare footed jug, c.1772, formerly in the Godden Reference Collection. In his collection label Geoffrey Godden wrote of this baluster-shaped sparrow beak milk jug “perfect Bristol”. It is available for £1600.

There are also pieces unrecorded elsewhere which may be unique and many with distinctive provenances or historical associations.

Among the other highlights is the cover item, a Bristol ogee-shaped teapot and cover with pointed knop, c.1775 priced at £2600 which is painted in the Chinese famille verte pallete with two women and a child in a garden.

Rare releases

The Plymouth factory was founded by William Cookworthy (1705-80), a Quaker chemist, in 1768. It moved to Bristol in 1770 and it closed 10 years later, making pieces the factory produced both important in the history of British porcelain and relatively rare. Even more difficult to come by are pieces without firing faults and blemishes. This is the second of three catalogues planned from the Creed Collection. The next will also feature polychrome.

In the introduction to the latest catalogue Albert Amor’s Mark Law says: “We were delighted with the interest generated by our autumn 2023 selling exhibition of blue and white pieces from the collection, with sales to new and existing clients, and also acquisitions for public collections.”