Silver mounted Namur teapot, c.1780

This black glazed earthenware baluster form teapot was made in Belgium and sports an Oriental inspired “crabstock” handle and swan’s neck shaped spout. It measures 6 inches high and 8 inches wide.

It has an elaborately detailed silver spout in the style of Austria-Hungary silver, attached by chain to handle and replaced silver pineapple-shaped lid knob.

This Namur coffee pot set has ornate silver mounts.

Photo courtesy of Sothebys

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