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Palissy Monkey

Palissy Monkey Teapot in grainey lead glaze

Regular price £250.00 £0.00 Unit price per

This is a Palissy Monkey teapot with the hat forming the lid.
The creature is feasting upon a coconut clench between his hands. It dates to the 1850's  and was made b y Caldas da Rainha in Portugal the ware had a renaissance. Palissy ware was originally made at Saintes in France and Portugal during the 16th century.
(See: Bramah collection for similar  p. 36 plate 50)

this is a large heavy teapot

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