Buckingham Pottery by Paul Fricker: Ceramic Cadogan Tea Set includes 2 Cups (Signed † Buckingham 1984)

Cadogan teapots were brought back to England around 1820 by Lord and Lady Cadogan after visiting the Far East.”

 Buckingham Pottery by Paul Fricker: Ceramic Cadogan Tea Set includes 2 Cups (Signed † Buckingham 1984)
Buckingham Pottery by Paul Fricker: Ceramic Cadogan Tea Set includes 2 Cups (Signed † Buckingham 1984)

Buckingham Pottery by Paul Fricker: Ceramic Cadogan Tea Set includes 2 Cups (Signed † Buckingham 1984), $44.99 SOLD

Also known as lidless teapots or Chinese wine pots, they are filled from the bottom. Pour brewed tea or hot water into the funnel in the bottom of the teapot and invert. Liquid won’t leak out, because air traps it above the interior opening.

Bottom of Cadogan teapot
Bottom of Cadogan teapot

See these links for more detail about how Cadogan teapots work:

http://nbgecko.blogspot.com/2013/05/the-cadogan-teapot.html
http://jeanetteharrisblog.blogspot.com/2009/10/cadogan-teapots.html

Profile of teapot showing chop of a cross
Profile of teapot showing chop of a cross

Paul Fricker is based in Buckingham, England, UK. He sells his wares under the name Buckingham Pottery.

Local pick up available at our shop in Bloomington, MN.

Materials

  • Stoneware
  • Taupeish brown and cream body

Marks

  • Signed † Buckingham 1984.
  • Cross on base of handle too.

Measurements

Teapot

  • Height: 6⅜"
  • Width: 8⅛"
  • Depth: 5¾"

Cups

  • Height: 3"
  • Width: 2⅞"

Measurements are approximate.

Capacity

  • 1 quart/1 liter

Condition

  • VGUC (Very good used condition)
  • No chips, cracks, or repairs. Some crazing on the spout (inside and outside) of the teapot. One spot on one of the cups looks like a flake. But, it is a flaw in the glaze.

Comes from a non-smoking environment.

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