Wedgwood Napoleon Ivy 1.5 Pint Vintage Creamware Teapot c.1940s
Classic Wedgwood fine ceramic teapot
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Wedgwood Napoleon Ivy fine ceramic teapot.
Napoleon Ivy is classic Wedgwood pattern. The design was said to be used by Napoleon on St Helena in 1815. The teapot is has a rounded, cream coloured body, decorated with a band of trailing green ivy leaves and berrries. A superb angular handle which is attached to the teapot body in an elegant curve and scroll.
The edges and rims are finished with a line of green enamel.
The pattern is continued around the lid, with a ball shaped finial.
Capacity 1.5 pints approx. There are straining holes at the base of the spout for use with teabags or loose tea leaves.
"Napoleon Ivy" Wedgwood of Eturia and Barlaston. Creamware. Made in England by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd, Barlaston, Staffordshire Potteries. Date c.1940+
In excellent condition, with just some tiny flecks of wear in a couple of ivy leaves.