Very Rare Frederick Rhead The Foley Intarsio Tea Canister Art Nouveau For Sale
VERY RARE FREDERICK RHEAD THE FOLEY INTARSIO TEA CANISTER ART NOUVEAU
A Foley 'Spano Lustra' iridescent glaze Art Nouvea 'Intarsio' tea canister without lid, Registered Design No. 310403 and numbered '3011' designed by Frederick Alfred Rhead, father of Charlotte Rhead.
Square shape with sloping shoulders, decorated on two faces with a girl by a kitchen stove with a kettle the other two faces with Art Nouveau floral motifs, and above this the words, 'Polly put the kettle on / We'll all have tea / Sukey take it off again / It's all boiled away ' 14.5 cm. high.
One of these with a lid sold at a Dreweatts Bloomsbury Fine art sale in 2001 for £650
Condition: Has several very fine hairline cracks around the neck. Two small chips to the glaze on one edge. Several chips on and around the bottom edge. I have taken 360 degree pictures to show condition as best I can. .99p start to ensure sale.
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