Rare and Important Antique English Mason’s Ironstone “Water Lily” Pattern Four Piece Tea Set including teapot, covered sugar, cream jug and waste bowl.
Teapot shape as illustrated pg. 312 (plate 1871) of “An Anthology of British Teapots” and cup and saucer shape as illustrated in “A Compendium of British Cups” pg 140 (plate 836). Both books by Michael Berthoud.
Teapot stained and crazed from use in base-firing fault interior.
Please note the dims on the teapot are: 7″ H., 7″ dia. and 11″ W. (handle to spout)
*A/F* There are two TINY edge chips to waste bowl