STAFFORDSHIRE CREAMWARE TORTOISESHELL-GLAZED PUNCH POT, CIRCA 1760.Est. $600-$800
Sold: $600 ($500)
Of compressed spherical form with bird’s head spout tip and reeded bail handle, sprinkled and streaked in manganese brown and heightened with alternating green and yellow diagonal lines, the cover with bird finial. Height 8 ¾ inches, length 10 inches.
Literature: A similar punch pot is illustrated in Ross E. Taggart, “The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection of English Pottery in the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery,” p. 119, n. 444.