Teapot, Royle's Patent Self Pouring, earthenware / metal, hand coloured, transfer printed Australian wildflower design, decorated by J Walklate after design by Louis Bilton, made by Doulton & Co, Burslem, England, c 1892
Ivory earthenware teapot, tall cylindrical base supporting a globular body with a tall cylindrical neck. Base and neck are fluted. Handle and spout moulded and edged with gold to resemble bamboo stalks. Neck, body and base are decorated with hand coloured transfer printed design of Australian wildflowers in green, pink and mauve with a gold outline. Silver plated lid has a domed gadrooned top surmounted by a black ceramic knop.