Royal Doulton Egyptian Revival Teapot Edwardian Lambeth 1890s Spout Repair Make Do
This is a great antique Royal Doulton, England also called Doulton Lambeth because of where the teapot was manufactured, earthenware salt glazed teapot made in the 1880-1890s in an Egyptian revival design.
It is a 2 tone brown salt glaze over applied relief decorations of various scenes of Egypt with the pharoah and people going about their daily tasks.
The teapot measures 7 inches high 9 inches long by 5 inches in diameter.
The teapot is in very good ++ used vintage condition with no chips or cracks other than an intriguing very old spout repair and a small chip on the inside of the lid.
These repairs are often called Make Dos and were only done on treasured items to prolong their life and use. There are entire collector groups for make dos. Victorian thriftiness and ingenuity at work, with incredible skill.
Fascinating! A beautiful old piece and a great decorative item!
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