Rare Charlotte Rhead Seed Poppy Cosy Teapot Art Deco Nouveau 1920s Tube Lined Dripless
This is a rarely seen art nouveau design tube lined patented Cosy teapot designed by Edmund William Abram in 1921 with a wonderful tubelined Seed Poppy design by Charlotte Rhead.
From a design patented by Edward William Abram in 1921 the 'COSY' teapot was claimed to be 'The perfect teapot' by its designer as it did not drip or spill, although it was also marketed as a coffee pot to broaden the market for it.
The lid is a unique locking device.
The transitional art nouveau to art deco Cosy Teapot measures 6.75 inches high by 5.5 inches long spout tip to handle edge by 5 inches in diameter.
The design of lush tube lined roses, reminiscent of a Moorcroft design, is a Charlotte Rhead design from 1915.
The design is a “tube lined design” that used a technique of outlining the design elements the lines with a paint or slip tube.
The colorful tube lined teapot was produced by Wood & Sons LTD, Burslem, England and is marked with patent numbers.
The piece is in very good +++ used vintage estate condition with no chips or cracks and is in totally original condition with no restoration.
The teapot does have mild and typical glaze crazing as shown in the pictures.
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