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Part of a private collection formed over the past couple of decades, the teapots offered included 18th and early 19th century red glazed and black basalt examples of low value, as well as the pearl and stoneware teapots.

Top picture, clockwise from top left: c.1810 Castleford type white stoneware teapot with a medallion of classical figures on a brown glazed ground, £140; c.1810 pearlware teapot transfer printed with a Chinese pagoda scene (chips, glaze loss, crazing), £140; c.1820 Castleford type, white stone china teapot with blue outlined Prince of Wales featherbanding, £130; c.1810 pearlware teapot outlined in blue (chipped, crazed and rubbed), £160.

Bottom picture, clockwise from top left: c.1805 pearlware teapot painted in blue with a dog tooth collar, swan finial and acanthus leaf moulding (chips, glaze loss), £150; c.1810 pearlware teapot painted in pink and green with swan finial, diaper banding and dog tooth collar (heavily damaged and restored), £170; teapot printed with Nankin scene, together with foliate transfer printed pearlware teapot, £140; c.1850 Copeland white stone china teapot and pewter cover, unsold (estimate £130-150).